Thomas College Faculty Biographies

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Marquita Genies, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Marquita Genies is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her clinical area of expertise is in pediatric hospital medicine.

After earning an undergraduate degree in Biology at Spelman College, Dr. Genies attended medical school at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and received a Masters of Public Health from The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. She completed her residency in pediatrics at The University of North Carolina and a General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Her fellowship training focused on patient quality and safety and medical education.

Dr. Genies’ research interest focuses on improving healthcare value through the expeditious yet safe translation of evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice. She is co-director of the National High Value Pediatric Academic Alliance which aims to foster cross-institutional collaboration to improve healthcare value on a national scale and engage medical students, residents and fellows through value-based curricula and participation in high value initiatives.

Dr. Genies is actively engaged in resident and medical student education. She serves as an Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program and is the faculty co-lead for the Pediatric Residency Health Equity Track. Clinically, she works as a pediatric hospitalist on the inpatient general pediatrics teams where she teaches medical students and resident physicians. She also is actively involved in departmental initiatives surrounding diversity and inclusion and currently serves as the faculty chair of the Pediatrics Diversity Council.