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James D. Plumb, MD, MPH

James D. Plumb, MD, MPH

Contact Dr. Plumb

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-6340
(215) 923-9186 fax


MD, Jefferson Medical College - 1974
MPH, Johns Hopkins University - 2003


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Board Certification

Family Practice

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Health Literacy: Cancer Prevention Strategies for Early Adults
  2. Envisioning home: The philadelphia refugee mental health photovoice project as a story of effective relationship building
  3. Endgame for polio eradication? Options for overcoming social and political factors in the progress to eradicating polio
  4. Type 2 diabetes in a rapidly urbanizing region of Ghana, West Africa: A qualitative study of dietary preferences, knowledge and practices
  5. Using accreditation standards as a framework to evaluate and improve a community-based diabetes self-management education program
  6. Stage of Change and Other Predictors of Participant Retention in a Behavioral Weight Management Program in Primary Care
  7. A primary care-public health partnership addressing homelessness, serious mental illness, and health disparities
  8. The Use of International Service Learning Initiatives for Global Health Education: Case Studies From Rwanda and Mexico
  9. Community-Based Partnerships for Improving Chronic Disease Management
  10. Trial of a behavioral intervention to increase dilated fundus examinations in African-Americans aged over 65 years with diabetes
  11. JeffHOPE: The Development and Operation of a Student-Run Clinic
  12. Obesity and Cancer
  13. Modifiable cardiovascular risk factors among individuals in low socioeconomic communities and homeless shelters
  14. The interplay of obesity and asthma
  15. The social and behavioral foundations of men's health - A public health perspective
  16. Community engagement of men
  17. The asthma and obesity epidemics: The role played by the built environment - A public health perspective
  18. Experience with hospice: Reflections from third-year medical students
  19. The role of life-prolonging technology
  20. Community-based quality improvement education for the health professions: Balancing benefits for communities and students