Marlo Vernon

Assistant Professor

Marlo Vernon

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Georgia Cancer Center


Experienced research scientist with a demonstrated history of working in higher education and public health. Skilled in Program Evaluation, Grant Writing, Program Development, Public Health Research, Maternal and Child Health, and Data Analysis.

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  • CN-2154


  • Ph.D., Health Professions and Related Augusta University, 2018

  • MPH, Public Health Education and Pr University of South Carolina -, 2003

  • BA, English Language and Literatur Franciscan University Of Steub, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • Applied Public Health Statistics, Student Award Finalist American Public Health Association, 2018

  • Medical Care Student Abstract Award American Public Health Association, 2017

  • Phi Kappa Phi Induction 2017

  • First place, student abstract award Georgia Public Health Association, 2017

  • Anthony Shuker Scientific Poster Student Award GABIO Innovation Summit, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8215

    Fundamentals of Oncology I

Teaching Interests

Public Health Maternal and Child Health Innovation in Health Sciences


Selected Recent Publications

  • Interprofessional Education: A National Survey of Attitudes, Barriers and Practices among Dental Hygiene Faculty, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Evaluation of Interprofessional Education Implementation among Nutrition Program Directors in the USA. , 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Are university rankings useful to improve research? A systematic review, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Respiratory therapy faculty perspectives on interprofessional education: Findings from a cross-sectional online survey, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Respiratory Therapy Faculty Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Interprofessional Education, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Maternal mortality prevention Innovation in Health Sciences Research Socioecological Model of Public Health

University Service

  • Lyceum Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Purposeful Choice Committee, Momentum Year 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Hope House 2019 - Present

    Role: Board Member