Marilyn M. Bartholmae, PhD
Health Services Researcher, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Research and Infrastructure Service Enterprise (RISE)
Dr. Bartholmae is a United States Navy veteran. She served as a Hospital Corpsman for five years and earned the Good Conduct Medal, 2003, National Defense Service Medal, 2001, and the Global War on Terror Service Medal, 2001.
Dr. Bartholmae received a PhD in Health Services Research from Old Dominion University, a graduate-level certification in Molecular Diagnostics from Old Dominion University, an M.S. in Biotechnology Management from University of Maryland Global Campus, and a B.S. in Biology from University of North Florida. Her dissertation focused on the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills Model in relation to obesity prevention among elementary school children. Her research experience is multidisciplinary and encompasses health and scientific fields across various settings including academic, public health department, and hospital settings.
Currently, Dr. Bartholmae is the Co-PI on a funded research project seeking to evaluate the effectiveness of SilverCloud digital mental health therapy in reducing anxiety and/or depression in citizens of Virginia. In addition, she is part of multiple research projects aiming to reduce health disparities. In 2021, she was selected to receive an NIH-funded omics big data training. Her goal is to apply her multidisciplinary background to improve the health of vulnerable populations.
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