Marshan Marick, MPH, CHES 
Instructor and Public Health Director 
Langston University 

Marshan Marick, MPH, CHES is an Instructor and Director of the Public Health undergraduate program at Langston University. Responsible for instruction, advisement and recruitment, Mrs. Marick teaches courses in community health, program planning and evaluation, health disparities and inequality, human sexual behavior, and public health leadership. Her research interests are in health disparities and health literacy.

As a certified health education specialist, Mrs. Marick is continually looking for ways to place public health in the forefront of the communities in which she serves. She is involved in various facets of public health in an effort to facilitate change. She recently led a project to develop an online training for community health workers for the local health department, and is actively pursuing additional research funding to establish Langston University as an expert in minority health in Oklahoma.

Mrs. Marick has had the privilege of serving the residents of Oklahoma for over ten years. Her experiences as a health educator have afforded her the opportunity to increase awareness and support behavior change related to chronic disease management. Witnessing the continual gaps in health outcomes, has motivated her to identify additional ways in which she can make a tangible difference in the health of the community.

Mrs. Marick obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Tulsa, and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Public Health, with an emphasis in Public Health Leadership.