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Katherine Rachel Schafer, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Katherine Rachel Schafer, M.D.

Assistant Professor,


Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-2700
Department: 336-716-4512

Email: kschafer@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2001
  • M.D., University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2005
  • Residency, Medicine, U Va Health Sciences Ctr, 2009
  • Fellowship, Infectious Disease, University of Virginia, 2013

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1073727079
Katherine Rachel Schafer, M.D.

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Katherine Rachel Schafer, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr

Research Interests

HIV Infections; Continuity of Patient Care; Amebiasis; Adult Survivors of Child Abuse; Child Abuse, Sexual
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2700 | Department: 336-716-4512

Email: kschafer@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

The continuum of HIV care in rural communities in the United States and Canada: what is known and future research directions. Schafer K, Dillingham R, Hogg RS, Jaworsky D, Kasper K, Loutfy M, MacKenzie LJ, McManus KA, Ohl ME, Oursler KAK, Samji H, Skinner S, Rhodes SD, Sun CJ, Weissman S, Albrecht H.. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017;75(1):35-44.

weCARE: a social media-based intervention designed to increase HIV care linkage, retention, and health outcomes for racially and ethnically diverse young MSM. Tanner AE, Mann L, Song E, Alonzo J, Schafer K, Arellano E, Garcia JM, Rhodes SD.. AIDS Educ Prev. 2016;28(3):216-230.

Opiate injection-associated infective endocarditis in the southeastern United States. Hartman L, Barnes E, Bachmann L, Schafer K, Lovato J, Files DC.. Am J Med Sci. 2016;352(6):603-608.

Disseminated Balamuthia mandrillaris infection. Schafer KR, Shah N, Almira-Suarez MI, Reese JM, Hoke GM, Mandell JW, Roy SL, Visvesvara G.. J Clin Microbiol. 2015;53(9):3072-3076.

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For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases
Katherine Rachel Schafer, M.D.

Katherine Rachel Schafer, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr

CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.0



Patient Comments

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8/21/2017

Excellent care from all medical providers.

8/4/2017

*Dr. Schafer is kind, respectful, caring and very personable. The best doctor I have had in 15 years.

7/10/2017

Very nice person.

6/5/2017

Good.

1/31/2017

*Dr. Schafer is very caring, and listens to all your needs.

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