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Marjorie Belizaire

Contributing Faculty

College of Health Professions

School of Health Sciences

Degree Program Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Greetings everyone! Dr. Bélizaire is an energetic professor here at Walden University teaching both master level and doctoral students. She also will be mentoring doctoral students. . She is also a professor at AT Still Medical School, College of Graduate Health Studies, for about two years where she just received the outstanding professor of the year award and she is an associate online professor and mid-level administrator/subject matter expert at Liberty University for the four years. She is also an adjunct at Xavier University in Louisiana, for both the graduate and undergraduate programs. Prior to this she has taught in the residential forum for over ten years, undergraduate and graduate courses in different colleges and universities in NY, including her own alma mater-Hofstra University. She holds a Doctor of Medicine Degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and has worked not only in the classroom but hospitals and clinics as well. Her field of interest specifically is family medicine, specifically women’s health and has had several discussions, conferences, round table presentations on various women health topics such as fertility, STD’s, types of contraceptives etc. She has over eleven years experience teaching and shaping young minds to be great innovators of the future in a diverse community. She is also a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, Eta Sigma Gamma ( professor and student) and Physicians for Human Rights. While teaching in the realm of health, Dr. Bélizaire has a unique perspective of watching and educating others through the prism of an educator as well as a clinician, focusing on the total whole aspect of a person instead of a particular part. She teaches on the importance of all components working together for the betterment of the whole individual. She closely works with young people on the importance of health, specifically their reproductive healths, and encourages critical thinking and decision making processes( via scenarios and skits) through various seminars and presentations in the tri-state area of NY and now New Orleans, LA.

Education

BS, St. John's University - Jamaica, NY United States

MS, Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY United States

MD, Meharry Medical College - Nashville, TN United States

Public Service

Arkansas-Lousiana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists , Health Ministries Director - Shreveport, LA United States

Eben-Ezer SDA Church, Health Director - Belle Chasse, LA United States

Eben-Ezer SDA Church, Music Director - Belle Chasse, LA United States

Eben-Ezer SDA Church, Education Director - Belle Chasse, LA United States

Xavier University, COVID-19 Tracing Research Team Member - New Orleans, NY United States

Global Health Interest Group 1, Vice-President - Nashville, TN United States

Physicians for Human Rights, Vice-President - Nashville, TN United States

Henry W. Foster Obstetrics and Gynecology Group, Volunteer - Nashville, TN United States

Physicians for Human Rights, Meharry Chapter , Volunteer - Nashville, TN United States

Awards / Honors

Faculty Excellence Award, AT STILL University Medical School , 2021

Dean's List , Hofstra University , 2003

Departmental Academic Scholarship, Hofstra University, 2003

Dean's List, Hofstra University, 2002

Dean's List, St. John's University, 1996

Scholastic Excellence Scholarship, St. John's University , 1996

Betty Tucker Music Scholarship By Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music , St. John's University, 1996

Publications

Belizaire, M. HBCU's response to COVID-19- Adopted policies and practices .