Dr. Marks strives to understand the patient’s perspective, as she believes getting to know each patient is an important part of providing the best care possible. She focuses on being extremely thorough in her evaluations, communicating effectively and educating patients about their health status.
Dr. Marks joins Keck Medicine of USC following many years at the University of Virginia, where she treated patients in private practice. At UVA, she helped transform the medical school curriculum while co-directing a course focused on doctor-patient communication and physical examination skills.
Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Teaching Award, 2015
American University: Presidential Scholarship, 1990
Society of General Internal Medicine: Outreach Program Award, 2009
University of Virginia School of Medicine: Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013
American University: Dean's List (all semesters), 1990-1994
University of Virginia School of Medicine: Teaching Award Nominee, 2013
Marks JR, Schectman JM, Groninger H, Plews-Ogan ML. The association of health literacy and socio-demographic factors with medication knowledge. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Mar; 78(3):372-6. View in: PubMed