PRC-Staff-Spotlight

PRC Staff Spotlight

John Marmion, MPH, is the program coordinator for the Tulane Prevention Research Center's (PRC) Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program, a school-based education program in 10 New Orleans schools that focuses on teaching safe walking and biking skills to 4th and 5th graders and funded by the Louisiana State Department of Transportation. As the program manager, John works with New Orleans public schools and program partner Bike Easy, a local bike advocacy nonprofit, to implement and evaluate the SRTS educational activities. John also coordinates trainings and programs for the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Education, Science, and Practice.
Prior to joining the Tulane PRC, John worked for Management Sciences for Health in Arlington, Virginia, where he worked with a pharmaceutical management program. Additionally, he worked for Resart Inc. in Minneapolis, Minnesota, managing group homes that supported brain-injured adults maximize their independence. For two years, John also taught English, computing, and health education at Centro del Muchacho Trabajador in Quito, Ecuador. John earned his Master's degree in Public Health in International Health from Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago. During his studies at Tulane, John served as a graduate research assistant on a previous Safe Routes to School project, evaluating infrastructure quality around several Louisiana schools. In his spare time, John enjoys playing soccer, biking in the city and reading.

Contact: imarmion@tulane.edu

Topics:   physical activity , walking , bike lanes , built environment , health communication ,

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