Marc J. Altshuler, MD

Marc J. Altshuler, MD

Contact Dr. Altshuler

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-5561
(215) 955-8600 fax

Medical School

BS, University of Pennsylvania - 1995

Residency

Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia PA

Board Certification

Family Practice

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Expertise & Research Interests

Special interest include working with underserved populations and community health. Recently, interest has focused on refugee health and is the current Director of The Center for Refugee Health in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Books/Book Chapters

Weinstein, LC, Altshuler, MJ. Chapter 27: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disturbances. Lange Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care and Prevention. New York, 2009, McGraw Hill.

Studdiford JS, Tully A, Altshuler M, Saltzman B, editors: Images from the Wards: Diagnosis and Treatment, Philadelphia, 2010, Saunders.

Other Research or Scholarship:

Studdiford, J, Stonehouse, A, Altshuler, M, et al. Jefferson Clinical Images web site (http://jeffline.jefferson.edu/JCI), Thomas Jefferson University, 2005. This is a medical database designed to serve as a resource for medical education on a local and regional level.

Studdiford, J, Stonehouse, A, Altshuler, M. et al. Jefferson Clinical Images CD-ROM, Thomas Jefferson University, 2005. This CD-ROM is a composite sample of the Jefferson Clinical Images (JCI) website that was developed in 2005 and distributed to the Jefferson Medical School body to introduce them to the JCI website.

Posters/Presentations:

Disparity Reduction to Promote Health Access: Interagency Collaboration for Improving Refugee Services and Clinician Cultural Competency. Altshuler, M; Tippens, J; Ramic, J; Panzer, J. Diversity RX: Sixth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations: September 2008.

Refugee health screening in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Demographics and disease prevalence Burigatto RM, Close JD, Haug RP, Hillson C, Mills GD, Panzer JM, Scott KC, Swartz K, Trayes KP, Azzerayer HN, Dizdarevic I, Pozzessere A, McManus RP, Altshuler MA. Presented at the Annual Spring Conference for the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine. April2009.

Pediatric Global Health in Center City Philadelphia: Two Years of Pediatric Experience at Jefferson Refugee Clinic. Bishop, D; Altshuler, M. Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP): Global Health Symposium. 11/25/09.

Global Health in Center City Philadelphia: Two Years of Experience at the Jefferson Refugee Clinic. Bishop, D; Altshuler, M. PAFP Research Day. 3/6/2010.

Center for Refugee Health: Teaching and Evaluating Communication Skills. Hervada-Page, M; Altshuler, M. 43rd STFM Annual Spring Conference. April 2010.