Salima Shah

Clinical Research Assistant

Salima Shah is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at CHOP. She is presently within the urology division on several research studies. Ms. Shah coordinates a project that focuses on the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease through observing anatomical biomarkers. She is in the PUSH study which involves a behavioral intervention to decrease kidney stone reoccurrence. Lastly, she is partnering in the STENTS observational study with the goal of bettering future procedures and patient experiences in ureteroscopy surgeries with stent placement.

Previously, she was on a study that observed comparative communication strategies to improve care for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Additionally, she worked under Adolescent Behavioral Health at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on various research projects. Ms. Shah worked directly with patients suffering from Anorexia Nervosa assessing therapeutic strategies. She also explored socio-cultural impacts on prevalence of Anorexia Nervosa. Ms. Shah received her bachelor’s degree in Public Health with a minor in psychology from La Salle University. Currently, she is obtaining her master’s in Clinical Psychology and Counseling at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). 

Contact Salima at 267-425-1317 or shahs17@email.chop.edu