Program Director, CT FoodNet
Departments & OrganizationsInternal Medicine
Ms. Marcus holds a Bachelor's degree in Family and Community Services from Syracuse University, College of Human Development and a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. She is currently enrolled in a PhD program in Medical Anthropology at the University of Connecticut. Ms. Marcus worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta from 1985 to 1992 conducting research on occupational risk of HIV infection. Since 1995 she has been the Director of the Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) at Yale University and a lecturer in the Yale School of Public Health. She is trained as a Public Health Career Ambassador, providing presentations to high school students to encourage their involvement in public health; she is a member of the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership with an interest in health disparities.
- B.S., Syracuse University
- M.P.H., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
- Marcus, R, S Hurd, L Mank, P Mshar, Q Phan, K Jackson, K Watarida, Y Salfinger, S Kim, ML Ishida, B Kissler. Chicken Salad as the Source of a Case of Listeria monocytogenes Infection in Connecticut. J Food Protection. 2009; 72: 2602-2606.