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Krupa Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

Medicine

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Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 275-1725

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Krupa Shah is Associate Professor of Medicine and a board-certified geriatrician in the Department of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Baylor College of Medicine and her geriatric medicine fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. Her clinical responsibilities involve caring not only for the general older adult population, but also for HIV-infected older individuals. She is a geriatric hospitalist at Highland Hospital.

Dr. Shah has been an active member of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and was advanced to AGS Fellow status largely because of her contributions to the society. Her work has been published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, and she serves as a reviewer for the same journal. She serves as a reviewer (abstracts and symposiums) for its Annual Meetings, and is also a reviewer for new AGS Fellow applications. Her work has been selected for Symposium, Presidential Posters and Oral Presentations at the Annual Meetings. Finally, she serves on 2 committees: 1) Public Education Committee and 2) a Research subcommittee.

Over the years, Dr. Shah has received several awards, including the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award, two national CFAR awards for early investigators, and a research award given by her Division of Geriatrics and Aging at the University of Rochester. Some of the more prestigious research grant awards that she has received as PI include a NIH/NIAID Supplemental Award, NIH/UR CTSI KL2 Mentored Career Development Award, and NIH/NIA K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award. She was also a Co-Project Leader of the Hartford Foundation/AFAR Collaborative Project/Hartford Change AGEnts Collaborative Pilot Grant.

Dr. Shah is on the University's KL2 Career Development Program Review and Selection Committee. She has been a faculty sponsor, mentor or advisor to a number of individuals, including a Dissertation Committee Member for a graduate student. Lastly, she has presented grand rounds or lectures at Highland Hospital, Strong Hospital and Monroe Community Hospital.

Research

Dr. Krupa Shah is Associate Professor of Medicine and a board-certified geriatrician in the Department of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Baylor College of Medicine and her geriatric medicine fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. Her clinical responsibilities involve caring not only for the general older adult population, but also for HIV-infected older individuals. She is a geriatric hospitalist at Highland Hospital.

Dr. Shah has a genuine interest in clinical research – most of her research involves Aging and HIV and Healthy Aging. Her current research investigates the feasibility of a behavior intervention in HIV+ older adults and is being supported by a NIH K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). She also received a KL2 Mentored Career Development Scholar Award sponsored by the University's NIH-funded Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) for research in Aging and HIV. She is one of a select few at UR to have received both KL2 and K23 funding. Other significant grant support includes a NIH Supplemental Award sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Of note, Dr. Shah received a variety of research pilot funds from the John A. Hartford Foundation and the University's Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and CTSI. Her early research was supported from a NIH T32 Training Grant sponsored by the NIA. With respect to Healthy Aging, she was a Co-Project Leader of the Hartford Foundation/AFAR Collaborative Project/Hartford Change AGEnts Collaborative Pilot Grant. This research initiative has been well received by the scientific community, particularly the American Geriatrics Society.

Dr. Shah routinely presents her research both at the University and at national conferences and symposiums. Her work has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Aging and Disease (Journal), the Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research, and Osteoporosis International (Journal).

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

2000
MD | University of Pune
Medicine

2003
MPH | University of Alabama
Public Health

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2003 - 07/31/2004
Internship in Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center

08/01/2004 - 07/31/2006
Residency in Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center

08/01/2006 - 08/31/2008
Fellowship in Family Medicine: Geriatric Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

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Awards

2015 - Present
AGS Fellow
Sponsor: American Geriatrics Society

2014
Research Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Division of Geriatrics and Aging

2013 - 2017
K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
Sponsor: NIH, National Institute on Aging

2012 - 2014
Early Career Reviewer Program at the Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
Sponsor: NIH

2012 - 2013
KL2 Mentored Career Development Scholar Award
Sponsor: Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

2012
Center for AIDS Research Early Career Investigator Award
Sponsor: NIH, 16th Annual National CFAR Scientific Symposium

2011
New Investigator Award
Sponsor: Merck/American Geriatrics Society

2011
Center for AIDS Research Young Investigator Award
Sponsor: NIH, 15th Annual National CFAR Scientific Symposium

2010 - 2012
Scholar
Sponsor: John A. Hartford Foundation

2010
ASBMR Young Investigator, Travel Award
Sponsor: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)

2010
Best Clinical/Translational Science Poster UR World AIDS Day Scientific Symposium
Sponsor: Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR)

2009 - 2011
T32 Training Grant, University of Rochester
Sponsor: NIH, National Institute on Aging

2009
NIA Bedside-to-Bench Conference Travel Award
Sponsor: American Geriatrics Society

2006
Journal Club Leadership Award
Sponsor: Baylor College of Medicine

2006
Resident Teaching Award
Sponsor: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

2006
Teaching Excellence Award by Residents
Sponsor: Baylor College of Medicine

2005
Teaching Excellence Award by Residents
Sponsor: Baylor College of Medicine

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Publications

Journal Articles

3/5/2017
Majeed Z, van Wijngaarden E, Dolan JG, Shah KN. "Depression partially mediated the relationship between basic psychological needs and quality of life among people living with HIV." AIDS care.. 2017 Mar 5; :1-5. Epub 2017 Mar 05.

2017
Shah KN, Lin FV, Yu F, McMahon JM. "Activity engagement and physical function in old age sample." Archives of gerontology and geriatrics.. 2017 69:55-60. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

6/2016
Shah KN, Majeed Z, Yoruk YB, Yang H, Hilton TN, McMahon JM, Hall WJ, Walck D, Luque AE, Ryan RM. "Enhancing physical function in HIV-infected older adults: A randomized controlled clinical trial." Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association.. 2016 Jun 0; 35(6):563-73. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Cognitive and Physical benefits of Exercise in the Aging
Book Title: Clinical Neurology of Aging
Author List: Shah K, Villareal DT
Edited By: Albert ML
Published By: Oxford University Press2011

2011
Chapter Title: Back
Book Title: Textbook of Family Medicine
Author List: Patel M, Shah K
Edited By: Rackel RE
Published By: Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders2011

2010
Chapter Title: Obesity
Book Title: Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Author List: Shah K, Villareal DT
Edited By: rockwood K, Tallis R, Woodhouse K, Fillit H
Published By: Saunders2010

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