Marjorie Sue Rosenthal, MD, MPH

Associate Professor in Pediatrics (Gen Pediatrics)

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: General Pediatrics

Faculty Research

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program: National Clinician Scholars Program

Yale Center for Health & Learning Games

Yale Medicine

Global Health Studies: Women & Child Health


Marjorie is an Assistant Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program and Director for the Clinical Scholars’ Community Research Initiative. She is a former RWJF Clinical Scholar from both Yale and the University of North Carolina. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Yale University School of Medicine. Marjorie conducts research on decreasing health inequities for young, vulnerable families. Specifically, she studies ways in which non-traditional health educators (such as child care providers and peers in group health appointments) can help transcend barriers impacting health. She uses community-based participatory research approaches and teaches community-based participatory research to fellows and community members. Marjorie joined the faculty in 2005.

Education & Training

MPH University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Health Care and Prevention (2005)
MD Yale University School of Medicine (1995)
BA Harvard-Radcliffe College (1989)
Resident Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Intern Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Fellow University of North Carolina

Honors & Recognition

  • Mae Gailani Award for Uncompromising Commitment to Research and Patient CareDepartment of Pediatrics (2015)

  • William Reichel Award for Outstanding Teaching (2001)

  • Distinguished Community Service Award (1993)

  • Wilbur Downs International Health Fellow (1992)

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