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Anuradha Paranjape, MD, MPH, FACP


Anuradha Paranjape, MD, MPH, FACP


Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine

Professor, Medicine

Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-1800

Fax:  215-707-3644

Email: aparanj@temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine


Educational Background:



MBBS, University of Poona, India, 1990


MD, University of Pune, India, 1993


Internship/Residency, Primary Care Internal Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1995-1998


Fellowship, General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1998-2000


MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2000

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board certification(s):



American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998

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professional affiliations:

  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American Public Health Association
  • American College of Physicians

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clinical Interests:

  • Women's health
  • Prevention
  • Clinical epidemiology

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research Interests:

  • Health outcomes related to family violence
  • Screening for intimate partner violence
  • HIV in older women

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25811374. Kalokhe AS, Potdar RR, Stephenson R, Dunkle KL, Paranjape A, Del Rio C, Sahay S, How well does the World Health Organization definition of domestic violence work for India? PLoS One 10:3(e0120909)2015

25087192. Rubin DJ, Donnell-Jackson K, Jhingan R, Golden SH, Paranjape A, Early readmission among patients with diabetes: a qualitative assessment of contributing factors. J Diabetes Complications 28:6(869-73)2014 Nov-Dec

24821745. Amin W, Tsui FR, Borromeo C, Chuang CH, Espino JU, Ford D, Hwang W, Kapoor W, Lehmann H, Martich GD, Morton S, Paranjape A, Shirey W, Sorensen A, Becich MJ, Hess R, PaTH: towards a learning health system in the Mid-Atlantic region. J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:4(633-6)2014 Jul-Aug

23132838. Bass SB, Gordon TF, Ruzek SB, Wolak C, Ruggieri D, Mora G, Rovito MJ, Britto J, Parameswaran L, Abedin Z, Ward S, Paranjape A, Lin K, Meyer B, Pitts K, Developing a computer touch-screen interactive colorectal screening decision aid for a low-literacy African American population: lessons learned. Health Promot Pract 14:4(589-98)2013 Jul

22364209. Kalokhe AS, Paranjape A, Bell CE, Cardenas GA, Kuper T, Metsch LR, del Rio C, Intimate partner violence among HIV-infected crack cocaine users. AIDS Patient Care STDS 26:4(234-40)2012 Apr

20831432. Paranjape A, Kaslow N, Family violence exposure and health outcomes among older African American women: do spirituality and social support play protective roles? J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:10(1899-904)2010 Oct

20443096. Bass SB, Gordon TF, Ruzek SB, Wolak C, Ward S, Paranjape A, Lin K, Meyer B, Ruggieri DG, Perceptions of colorectal cancer screening in urban African American clinic patients: differences by gender and screening status. J Cancer Educ 26:1(121-8)2011 Mar

20437737. Ward SH, Parameswaran L, Bass SB, Paranjape A, Gordon TF, Ruzek SB, Resident physicians' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to colorectal cancer screening for African Americans. J Natl Med Assoc 102:4(303-11)2010 Apr

19710297. Paranjape A, Rodríguez M, Gaughan J, Kaslow NJ, Psychometric properties of a new scale to assess family violence in older African American women: The Family Violence Against Older Women (FVOW) Scale. Violence Against Women 15:10(1213-26)2009 Oct

19549992. Paranjape A, Corbie-Smith G, Thompson N, Kaslow NJ, When older African American women are affected by violence in the home: a qualitative investigation of risk and protective factors. Violence Against Women 15:8(977-90)2009 Aug

19277791. Ward SH, Gray AM, Paranjape A, African Americans' perceptions of physician attempts to address obesity in the primary care setting. J Gen Intern Med 24:5(579-84)2009 May

19183088. Paranjape A, Sprauve-Holmes NE, Gaughan J, Kaslow NJ, Lifetime exposure to family violence: implications for the health status of older African American women. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2(171-5)2009 Feb

18321177. Wrangle J, Fisher JW, Paranjape A, Ha sentido sola? Culturally competent screening for intimate partner violence in Latina women. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:2(261-8)2008 Mar

17644300. Paranjape A, Tucker A, McKenzie-Mack L, Thompson N, Kaslow N, Family violence and associated help-seeking behavior among older African American women. Patient Educ Couns 68:2(167-72)2007 Oct

17503184. Fedovskiy K, Higgins S, Paranjape A, Intimate partner violence: how does it impact major depressive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder among immigrant Latinas? J Immigr Minor Health 10:1(45-51)2008 Feb

17321946. Paranjape A, Heron S, Thompson M, Bethea K, Wallace T, Kaslow N, Are alcohol problems linked with an increase in depressive symptoms in abused, inner-city African American women? Womens Health Issues 17:1(37-43)2007 Jan-Feb

17052059. Paranjape A, Rask K, Liebschutz J, Utility of STaT for the identification of recent intimate partner violence. J Natl Med Assoc 98:10(1663-9)2006 Oct

16799297. Bussey-Jones J, Bernstein L, Higgins S, Malebranche D, Paranjape A, Genao I, Lee B, Branch W, Repaving the road to academic success: the IMeRGE approach to peer mentoring. Acad Med 81:7(674-9)2006 Jul

16417423. Paranjape A, Bernstein L, St George DM, Doyle J, Henderson S, Corbie-Smith G, Effect of relationship factors on safer sex decisions in older inner-city women. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1(90-7)2006 Jan-Feb

16390509. Paranjape A, Heron S, Kaslow NJ, Utilization of services by abused, low-income African-American women. J Gen Intern Med 21:2(189-92)2006 Feb

15341560. Henderson SJ, Bernstein LB, George DM, Doyle JP, Paranjape AS, Corbie-Smith G, Older women and HIV: how much do they know and where are they getting their information? J Am Geriatr Soc 52:9(1549-53)2004 Sep

12804354. Paranjape A, Liebschutz J, STaT: a three-question screen for intimate partner violence. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:3(233-9)2003 Apr

12480619. Branch WT Jr, Paranjape A, Feedback and reflection: teaching methods for clinical settings. Acad Med 77:12 Pt 1(1185-8)2002 Dec

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