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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Ph.D., Social Work
Marcie is currently the Managing Director of the National Interventions and Implementation team at the American Cancer Society. In this role she leads the development and implementation of evidence-based interventions, supports community-based health equity grantmaking and engages hundreds of health systems to change cancer outcomes across the United States while also building global cancer prevention efforts. Marcie has over a decade of teaching experience across three universities, teaching courses in nonprofit leadership, community organizing, intervention design, and research and evaluation. Through the Point Foundation, Marcie completed her doctorate in Social Intervention Research at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s School of Social work. Her dissertation involved the development and evaluation of a statewide training for North Carolina HIV educators to help them better support gay and bisexual men newly diagnosed with HIV. Marcie also received her master’s in public health leadership from the Gillings School of Global Public Health and her master’s of Social Work from UNC Chapel Hill. Her research interests involve identifying community-driven strategies to address health inequalities and understanding social determinants of health. Marcie is a mom of 2, a proud southerner and has called Durham, NC home for 20 years.