Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2000 – 2007)
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2003 – 2007)
Sc.D., Biostatistics, Harvard University, School of Public Health (2000)
M.S., Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1983)
B.A., Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, Rice University (1981)
Selected Publications
Armstrong CL, Goldstein B, Shera D, Ledakis GE, Tallent EM. The Predictive Value of Longitudinal Neuropsychological Assessment in the Early Detection of Brain Tumor Recurrence. Cancer. Vol 97(3) . 2003:649-656.
Mataix-Cols D, Rauch SL, Baer L, Shera D, Eisen J, Goodman WK, Rasmussen S, Jenike MA. Symptom Stability in Adult Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Data from a two-year Naturalistic Study. American Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 159. 2002:263-268.
Chen SC, Simon EM, Haselgrove JC, Bilaniuk LT, Sutton LN, Johnson MP, Shera DM. Development of a Normal Growth Curve for Fetal Posterior Fossa Volume Use in utero MRI, 14th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Neuroradiological Society in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada. 2002.
Frankle W, Shera D, Berger-Hershkowitz H, Evins A, Connolly C, Goff D, Henderson D. Clozapine-Associated Reduction in Arrest Rates of Psychotic Patients with Criminal Histories. American Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 158(2) . 2001:270-4.
Shera DM, Ibrahim JG. Bayesian Factor Analysis for Dichotomous Outcomes. Special Contributed Session on Bayesian Modeling, Joint Statistical Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 2001.
Grachev ID, Breiter HC, Rauch SL, Savage CR, Baer L, Shera DM, Kenney DN, Makris N, Caviness VS, Jenike MA. Structural Abnormalities of Frontal Neocortex in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry. Vol 55(2) . 1998:181-2.
Beardslee WR, Keller MB, Siefer R, Lavori PW, Staley J, Podorefsky D, Shera DM. Prediction of Adolescent Affective Disorder: Effects of Prior Parental Affective Disorders and Child Psychopathology. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Vol 35(3) . 1996:279-88.
Keuthen NJ, Savage CR, O'Sullivan RL, Brown HD, Shera DM, Cyr P, Jenike MA, Baer L. Neuropsychological Functioning in Trichotillomania. Biological Psychiatry. Vol 39(8) . 1996:747-9.
Yonkers KA, Ellison JM, Shera DM,Pratt LA, Cole JO, Fierman E, Keller MB,. Description of Antipanic Therapy in a Prospective Longitudinal Study. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Vol 16(3) . 1996:223-32.
Jenike MA, Breiter H, Baer L, Kennedy DA, Savage CR, Olivares MJ, O'Sullivan RL, Shera DM, Rauch SL, Keuthen N, Rosen BR, Caviness VS, Filipek PA. Cerebral Structor Abnormalities in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Quantitative Morphometric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. Archives of General Psychiatry. Vol 53(7) . 1996:625-32.