Marnie has worked on a variety of matters including disputes over insurance coverage for asbestos related illnesses, and a class action against a life insurance company accused of violating its contracts with elderly policyholders.
During law school, Marnie worked with the Covenant House Youth Advocacy Center, and with the ACLU of New Jersey as a Marsha Wenk Fellow. She also provided corporate and transactional legal services to nonprofit groups serving lower-income communities, through the Rutgers Community Law Program.
Before pursuing law, Marnie worked in university administration, and in domestic and international public health, specializing in HIV/AIDS and gender violence issues. She has worked with a variety of organizations, including the World Health Organization, and the International Rescue Committee in Sierra Leone.
In addition to her degrees, Marnie has also studied health and human rights with the National Institutes of Health Department of Bioethics, the Harvard School of Public Health, and L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2008, she was part of a health system research delegation to Havana and Matanzas, Cuba.
- Consulting Editor, Journal of American College Health
- Advisory Board Member, Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health
- J.D., Rutgers School of Law – Newark
- Dean’s Merit Scholar, Philip J. Levin Scholar, and recipient of the Carol Russ Memorial Prize
- M.P.H., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
- Graduate Scholars Fellow in Public Health
- B.A., Rutgers University (Honors)
- District of Columbia
- New York
Adjunct Faculty Appointments
- New Jersey City University, Department of Community Health, 2003.
- University of Arkansas, Department of Health Science, 1996-1997.
Selected Presentations and Publications
- Toward meaningful Title IX Compliance: The Role of the University Health Center,” Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA), October 2014.
- “Powers and Duties of Local Boards of Health,” American Public Health Association (APHA), 2007.
- “Community Empowerment through Local Boards of Health,” Society for Public Health Education, 2007.
- “Physician Advocates as Agents for Change,” Society for General Internal Medicine, 2003.
- If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced, and Post-Conflict Settings (contributor), The Reproductive Health for Refugees Consortium (2002)
- Letter to the editor on domestic violence and the media. The New York Times, December 17, 2000.