M. Marie Dent, Ph.D., Ed.S., M.B.A.

Professor, Community Medicine
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Marie Dent

Office phone:  912-721-8148
Location:  1250 East 66th St., Savannah, GA 31404
E-mail:  dent_mm@mercer.edu

Education Background

  • University of Georgia 

Current Research

Dr. Dent researches best practices for faculty professionalism, faculty development, and faculty governance for regional campuses. Other research interests include student reflection and professional identity.

Recent Publications

  • Dent MM, Mathis MW, Outland M, Thomas M, Industrious D. Chronic disease
    management: teaching medical students to incorporate community. Fam Med. 2010
    Nov-Dec;42(10):736-40. PubMed PMID: 21061208.
  • Maeshiro R, Johnson I, Koo D, Parboosingh J, Carney JK, Gesundheit N, Ho ET,
    Butler-Jones D, Donovan D, Finkelstein JA, Bennett NM, Shore B, McCurdy SA,
    Novick LF, Velarde LD, Dent MM, Banchoff A, Cohen L. Medical education for a
    healthier population: reflections on the Flexner Report from a public health
    perspective. Acad Med. 2010 Feb;85(2):211-9. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181c885d8.
    PubMed PMID: 20107345.
  • Seale JP, Guyinn MR, Matthews M, Okosun I, Dent MM. Vital signs screening for
    alcohol misuse in a rural primary care clinic: a feasibility study. J Rural
    Health. 2008 Spring;24(2):133-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2008.00149.x. PubMed
    PMID: 18397446.
  • Dent MM, Boltri J, Okosun IS. Do volunteer community-based preceptors value
    students' feedback? Acad Med. 2004 Nov;79(11):1103-7. PubMed PMID: 15504781.