Marcia L. Shew, MD, MPH

Marcia L. Shew, MD, MPH

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics & Clinical Gynecology

Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: mshew@iu.edu
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1000, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140



Adolescent Medicine; Internal Medicine

Areas of Interest

Clinical: Adolescent reproductive health and gynecology; Adolescent primary care
Research: HPV epidemiology and HPV vaccine behaviors

Dr. Shew is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Adolescent Medicine. She is currently the American Board of Internal Medicine's representative to ABP's sub board committee for Adolescent Medicine. She is involved in providing both general and subspecialty adolescent care in both the outpatient and the in-patient settings. Her current research interests have involved defining the epidemiology of HPV infections in adolescents and understanding vaccine related behaviors. She has served as an investigator of Merck sponsored HPV vaccine trials.


1977 Associate of Science, Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas
1979 Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy), University of Texas, Austin, Texas
1981-83 Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
1983-85 M.D., Oklahoma University School of Medicine, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1991 M.P.H. (Epidemiology), College of Public Health, Oklahoma University Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Honors & Awards

1998 Student Public Health Award, Oklahoma Public Health Association
1993 Young Investigator Award Semifinalist, Society for Adolescent Medicine
2007 The Red Shoe Patient Care Award, Riley Hospital for Children
2012 Exceptional Mentor Award, American Medical Women's Association
2016 2016 Trustee Teaching Award, Indiana University


Provider Clinics

Forest Manor
Riley Children’s Hospital
Grassy Creek


Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: mshew@iu.edu
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001

Research & Grants

A randomized international, double-blinded, controlled with Gardasil™ dose-ranging, tolerability, immunogenicity, and efficacy study of a multivalent human papillomavirus L1 Virus-Like particle vaccine administered to 16- to 26-year old women.
Principle Investigator (site): Marcia Shew [Merck]
Behavioral and Virologic Impact of HPV Immunization.
NIAID/NIH R01 A1073713
Co-Investigator (Kahn, PI)
HPV in Adolescent Women.
NIAID/NIH R01 A1072020
Co-Investigator (Brown, PI)

Representative PublicationsView All Publications

Shew ML, McGlennen R, Zaidi N, Westerheim, Ireland M, Anderson S. Estrogen receptor transcripts associated with cervical human papillomavirus infection. Sex Transm Infect 2002;78:210-214.
Shew ML, Fortenberry JD, Tu W, Juliar BE, Batteiger BE, Qadadri B, Brown DR.Association of condom use, sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted infections with the duration of genital human papillomavirus infection among adolescent women. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160(2): 151-6, 2006
Zimet GD, Shew ML, Kahn JA. Appropriate use of cervical cancer vaccine. Annual Review of Medicine 2008;59:223-236.
Weaver B, Shew ML, Qadadri B, Tu W, Tong Y, Denski C, Fortenberry JD, and Brown D. Natural history of multiple human papillomavirus infections in female adolescents with prolonged follow-up. J Adolesc Health 2011; 48: 473-479.
Stupiansky NW, Zimet GD, Cummings T, Fortenberry JD, and Shew ML. Accuracy of self-reported vaccine receipt among adolescent girls and their mothers. J Adolesc Health, 50(1):103-5, 2011.
Weaver B, Shew ML, Qadadri B, Tu W, Tong Y, Denski C, Fortenberry JD and Brown. Low-level persistence of human papillomavirus 16 DNA in a chohort of closely followed adolescent women. J Med Virol 2011; 83: 1362-1369.