Gail S. Marion, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Gail S. Marion, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2906 | Department: 336-716-4479

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1973
  • P.A., Wake Forest Univ School of Medicine PA Program, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1997


  • Am Acad Comm Healthcare
  • Assoc Med Ed of Europe
  • Am Academy Of Physician Assist
  • N C Acad Of Phys Assistants
  • North Carolina Medical Society

NPI Number

  • 1821074519
Gail S. Marion, Ph.D.

Gail S. Marion, Ph.D.

Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, mental disorders/psychiatry/ps, minority health issues, model development, primary care

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2906 | Department: 336-716-4479

Recent Publications

Kirk JK, Davis SW, Hairston J, Melius K Marion GS. Medical student health literacy perspectives and experiences. J Fam Med Dis Prev. 2015;1():018.

Kirk JK, Hildebrandt C, Davis S, Crandall SJ, Siciliano AB, Marion GS. Perceptions of culturally competent diabetes management in a primary care practice. J Cult Divers. 2014;21(1):22-28.

Miller DP Jr, Spangler JG, Vitolins MZ, Davis SW, Ip EH, Marion GS, Crandall SJ. Are medical students aware of their anti-obesity bias?. Acad Med. 2013;88(7):978-982.

Marion GS, Crandall SJS, Mann E, Hildebrandt CA. Education for Mindful Practice and Attitudes Toward Healing in geriatric care: caring attitudes program (EMPATH) [abstract]. Fam Med. 2013;45(Suppl 4):.

Kirk JK, Hildebrandt CA, Davis SW, Crandall SJ, Marion GS. Standardized patient instructors' and physician assistant students' evaluation of diabetes counseling skills. J Physician Asst Educ. 2013;24(4):9-14.

McCann WJ, Marion GS, Davis SW, Crandall SJ, Hildebrandt CA. Applied relaxation & applied mindfulness (ARAM): A practical and engaging approach for mind-body regulation training in medical education. Ann Behav Sci Med Educ. 2013;19(2):10-15.

Vitolins MZ, Crandall S, Miller D, Ip E, Marion G, Spangler JG. Obesity educational interventions in U.S. medical schools: a systematic review and identified gaps. Teach Learn Med. 2012;24(3):267-272.

Miller DP, Crandall SJ, Davis S, Ip E, Jamback G, Burns C, Kronner D, Marion G, Spangler JG, Vaden K, Vernon J, Vitolins MZ. NEW lifestyle: a downloadable teaching and learning program for Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight management [tutorial]. MedEdPORTAL. 2012;():ID9256.

Miller D, Spangler J, Davis S, Ip E, Marion G, Vitolins M, Crandall S. Medical students are unaware of personal bias toward obese patients [abstract]. J Gen Intern Med. 2010;25(Suppl 3):331.

Spangler J, Foley KL, Crandall S, Lane C, Walker K, MacRae M, Vaden K, Marion G. Implementing smokeless tobacco instruction into medical student education: addressing the gap. Teach Learn Med. 2009;21(1):33-37.

Marion G, Hark L. Naomi Fulton: a 49-year-old African American woman with metabolic syndrome In: Hark L, DeLisser H, Morrison G, eds. Achieving cultural competency: a case-based approach to training health professionals. Hoboken (NJ): Wiley-Blackwell;2009: 199-206.

Crandall SJ, Marion GS. Commentary: identifying attitudes towards empathy: an essential feature of professionalism. Acad Med. 2009;84(9):1174-1176.

Marion GS, Hildebrandt CA, Davis SW, Marin AJ, Crandall SJ. Working effectively with interpreters: a model curriculum for physician assistant students. Med Teach. 2008;30(6):612-617.

Archambault ME, Van Rhee JA, Marion GS, Crandall SJ. Utilizing implicit association testing to promote awareness of biases regarding age and disability. J Physician Asst Educ. 2008;19(4):20-26.

Marion GS. Rhinitis In: Paulman PM, Paulman AA, Harrison JD, eds. Taylor's 10-minute diagnosis manual: symptoms and signs in the time-limited encounter. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2007: 106-108.

Marion GS, Crandall SJ, Celestino F, McCann W, Kirk J. Cultivating patient-centered communication skills training across the medical education continuum: a model for practice [commentary]. N C Med J. 2007;68(5):356-358.

Marion GS, Van Rhee J, Hildebrandt CA, Lischke MP. Physician assistant students take the plunge. J Physician Asst Educ. 2007;18(4):48-51.

All Publications

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

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

Gail S. Marion, Ph.D.

Gail S. Marion, Ph.D.

Professor, Family & Community Medicine

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