Marshalee George, Ph.D., is an Oncology Nurse Practitioner at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology. She has provided breast care to patients at the Johns Hopkins Avon Breast Center, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center over five years.
She earned a Bachelor Degree in Nursing at Coppin State University, and was a graduate of the Honors Program and Ronald E. McNair Scholar Program. She also was the recipient of the 2002 Deans Award for Nursing & 2002 Honors Upper Division Student of the Year Award. She was awarded the 2002 Oncology Fellowship Grant to attend The University of Pennsylvania where she completed a Master of Science in Nursing and specialized as an Oncology Nurse Practitioner and Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist. She received a Master of Science in Public Health at Walden University, and Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health at Walden University, specialized in community health, education and program development. She authored the dissertation "The Experiences of Older African American Women with Breast Cancer Screening and Abnormal Mammogram Results in Baltimore City" as an inquiry to understand the increased breast cancer mortality in older African American women. She completed a three year research traineeship at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health under the Howard-Hopkins Partnership Program that was focused on reducing cancer disparities in minority and geriatric populations. She holds two certifications: Advanced Oncology Nurse Practitioner and American Academy of Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health.
- Breast Cancer
- Health Promotion
- Geriatric Care
- Identifying barriers to cancer treatment for underserved populations
- Developing programs to address cancer disparities
- Developing mechanisms to reduce cancer disparities through public health policies