Faculty Profile

Harita Shah
Section of General Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Academic Interests

Dr. Shah is committed to improving access to care for underserved communities and addressing health disparities. She has directed public health initiatives that center on community-based participatory research to address disparities in HIV care and COVID-19 care for Latinos. Dr. Shah sees patients in the Primary Care Group and on the inpatient general medical service.

Clinical Interests

Primary care for adults and children, women’s health, preventive medicine


  • Shah H, Dolwick Grieb S, Flores Miller A, Castellanos Aguirre J, Greenbaum A, Page KR. “Sólo Se Vive Una Vez: The Implementation and Reach of an HIV Screening Campaign for Latino Immigrants.” AIDS Educ Prev. 2020; 32(3).
  • Shah H & Krueger C. “Adolescent Medicine.” The Harriet Lane Handbook. 22nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, 2019.
  • Shah H, Leifheit K, Polk S, Sloand E, Cheng T, DeCamp L. “Are Parent Activation and Health Literacy Distinct Concepts? A Study in Low Income Urban Populations.” J Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2018; 11(1):1.
  • Dolwick Grieb S, Shah H, Flores Miller A, Zelaya C, Page KR. “HIV-Related Stigma Among Spanish-speaking Latinos in an Emerging Immigrant Receiving City.” J Immigr Minority Health. 2017 Aug; 19(4):868-875.
  • DeCamp L, Leifheit K, Shah H, Valenzuela-Araujo D, Polk S, Sloand E, Cheng T. “Cross-cultural Validation of the Parent-Patient Activation Measure in Low Income Spanish- and English-speaking Parents.” Patient Educ Couns. 2016 Dec; 99(12):2055-2062.
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  • MD, 2016, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency, 2020, Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics