Marlo Vernon

Associate Professor

Marlo Vernon

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Georgia Cancer Center

Administration
Department of Institute for Public and Preventive Health

Bio

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.

  • (706) 723-4322
  • HS-1640

Education

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

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

  • BA, English Language and Literature, General Franciscan University Of Steub, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • Dr. John Carrigg Alumni Award Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH, 2020

  • Scholar-in-Training Award AACR, 2020

  • 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

Teaching Interests

Public Health
Maternal and Child Health
Innovation in Health Sciences

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Racial disparities in the relationship of regional socioeconomic status and colorectal cancer survival in the five regions of Georgia, 2024
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Abstract A100: Racial disparities in the relationship of regional socioeconomic status and colorectal cancer survival in the five regions of Georgia, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Abstract B034: Cancer Health Awareness through Screening and Education (CHANGE): Community health engagement, 2023
    Conference Proceeding
  • Addressing breast cancer disparities: knowledge and attitudes towards cancer prevention through breastfeeding among African American women in Georgia, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cancer Health Awareness through Screening and Education (CHANGE): Community health engagement, 2023
    Conference Proceeding

Research Interests

Maternal mortality and morbidity
Cancer 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