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

Medicine

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Administrative: (585) 275-1725

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Krupa Shah is Assistant Professor 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. She is an active member of the American Geriatrics Society where she currently serves on the Public Education Committee and a Subcommittee of the Research Committee. Most recently, she was advanced to AGS Fellow status. Dr. Shah has a genuine interest in clinical research. 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 HIV and Aging. 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. Much of her early research was supported from a NIH T32 Training Grant sponsored by the NIA. Dr. Shah also has a research interest with respect to reversing age-related decline in physical function among frail older adults with sarcopenic obesity. Her research has been appreciated by the scientific community. Dr. Shah has been invited to speak at local and national conferences. She routinely presents her research 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). Dr. Shah has received several awards from national and local organizations. The American Geriatrics Society, for example, honored her with the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award. She has received multiple awards for her research endeavors from the NIH-funded CFAR and was accepted into the NIH-sponsored Early Career Reviewer Program.

Research

Dr. Krupa Shah is Assistant Professor 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. She is an active member of the American Geriatrics Society where she currently serves on the Public Education Committee and a Subcommittee of the Research Committee. Most recently, she was advanced to AGS Fellow status. Dr. Shah has a genuine interest in clinical research. 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 HIV and Aging. 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. Much of her early research was supported from a NIH T32 Training Grant sponsored by the NIA. Dr. Shah also has a research interest with respect to reversing age-related decline in physical function among frail older adults with sarcopenic obesity. Her research has been appreciated by the scientific community. Dr. Shah has been invited to speak at local and national conferences. She routinely presents her research 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). Dr. Shah has received several awards from national and local organizations. The American Geriatrics Society, for example, honored her with the Merck/AGS New Investigator Award. She has received multiple awards for her research endeavors from the NIH-funded CFAR and was accepted into the NIH-sponsored Early Career Reviewer Program.

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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