Gail Marion, PA-C, PhD

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Department of Family & Community Medicine

“My “leisure time” involves caring for the land and trails on the wooded river bluff where I live, running, and being in Chicago with my grandchildren.”

Interests

Areas of Interest: Using Relationship-Centered, Culturally Competent Communication and Health Literacy Skills to Help Eliminate Health Disparities and Improve Patient Outcomes

Education 

 

1973University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
B.A. Degree, Psychology
1980Physician Assistant Program
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 
1997University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Ph.D. Degree, Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations
Dissertation Title: Healing Practice
Advisor: Dr. David Purpel


 Certifications

1980 National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants
Recertified 1986, 1992, 1999, 2005, 2011

 

Academic Career

 

1980 - 1987Instructor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
1987 – 1999Assistant Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
1999 – 2009Associate Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
2009– presentAffiliated Associate Professor
The Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
2009 – presentProfessor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

 

Current Projects

 

Implementing a Culturally Sensitive Health Literacy Curriculum

Source :Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Funding:$1,313,095
Funding Period :2010 – 2015
Role :Principal Investigator

 

 

Education for Mindful Practice and Attitudes Towards Healing

Source :Arthur Vining Davis Foundation
Funding:$200,000
Funding Period :2010 – 2013
Role :Co-Principal Investigator

 

 

 Equipment for a Family Medicine and Underserved Community Clinic PCMH Model

Source : Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Funding:$300,000
Funding Period : 2010 – 2011
Role :Principal Investigator

 

   

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