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Jill Kropa, MD


Dr. Jill Kropa is an Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She joined the faculty in 2016 as a Board Certified Family Medicine physician.

Undergraduate School and Area of Concentration:

  • Villanova Univeristy, BS Biology

Graduate Schools and fields of study:

  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Doctor of Medicine


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Family Medicine


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Sports Medicine

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • CAQ Sports Medicine

Key Publications:

Kropa, Jill, et al. "High Prevalence of Obesity and High Blood Pressure in Urban Student-Athletes." The Journal of Pediatrics 178 (2016): 194-199.

Shungu N, Miller MN, Mills G, Patel N, de la Paz A, Rose V, Kropa J, Edi R, Levy E, Crenshaw M, Hwang C.; Reminder cards improve physician documentation of obesity but not obesity counseling.; Fam Med; 47(10):789-93, 2015

Shipon D, Close J, Kropa J, Marschilok C; The Evolution of Screening and ECG Criteria in Athletes Over the Past Decade: What Changes We Can Expect in the Upcoming Year; American College of Cardiology; Web. Oct 27, 2015.

Honors, Awards, Community Service:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2012
  • Chief Resident, Thomas Jefferson University Department of Family and Community Medicine, 2014-2015
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher Award, 2015