Marcia Edison, PhD, MBA
Research and Evaluation
Dr. Edison directs the research and evaluation effort within the Center for Global Health. She is a Research Assistant Professor in the UIC Department of Medical Education (DME). Dr. Edison has served as an evaluator on federal grants from the US Department of Education (DOE) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a unit within the Department of Health and Human Services; she has also been evaluator on two projects funded by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
She was the project director of a HRSA grant awarded to UIC to provide Bioterrorism and Disaster Preparedness education to medical students, and is currently a co-investigator on two DOE-funded Patient Safety Education initiatives.
Dr. Edison teaches in the DME Master of Health Professions Education program; courses have included “Curriculum and Evaluation,” “Grant Writing for Development Projects,” and “Leadership in Health Professions Education.