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Dr. Marshaleen N. Henriques King

Dr. Marshaleen N. Henriques King, MD, MScr, FCCP

Dr. Marshaleen King is a Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist on faculty at Morehouse School of Medicine and a Physician Consultant at the MagMutual Patient Safety Institute. Her field of interest is pulmonary vascular disease, with special interest in pulmonary hypertension. She is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and a member of the American Thoracic Society and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Dr. King was among the faculty members who developed the patient safety and quality improvement (PS/QI) curriculum for the residency programs at Morehouse. Since then, she has participated in the implementation of the PS/QI program for residents at Morehouse and currently assists residents in designing and conducting PS/QI projects. Dr. King is also Co-Director for the Intermediate Care Unit at Grady Memorial Hospital and participated in the development and implementation of the “Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program” (CUSP) for the unit. Marshaleen completed an Internal Medicine Residency as well as a Faculty Development Program and Master of Science in Clinical Research at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM). She also completed fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


  • Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Mayo Clinic


  • Morehouse

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Educational Commission for Foriegn Medical Graduates

Honors & Awards

ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Award from Actelion, 2015

Morehouse School of Medicine Shark Tank Initiative Pilot Project Award, 2015

Graduate Education in Biomedical Sciences Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.C.R.)., 2014

Certificate of Academic Honors for Outstanding Academic Performance in Ethics in Clinical Research, 2014


Annangi S, Dammalapati TR, Nutalapati S, Henriques King MN. Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism Among Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Discharges: A Decade of Analysis of the National Hospital Discharge Survey. J Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Jun;23(4):200-206. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000521.

Westney G, Foreman MG, Xu J, Henriques King M, Flenaugh E, Rust G. Impact of Comorbidities Among Medicaid Enrollees With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, United States, 2009. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Apr 13;14:E31. doi: 10.5888/pcd14.160333.

Sentell TL, Shen C, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Southerland J, King MH, Taira DA. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Those Accompanying Medicare Patients to the Doctor: Insights from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary's Survey. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Apr 12. doi: 10.1007/s10903-017-0582-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Taira DA, Shen C, King M, Landsittel D, Mays MH, Sentell T, Southerland J. Access to medications for medicare enrollees related to race/ethnicity: Results from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2016 Nov 23. pii: S1551-7411(16)30500-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2016.10.021. [Epub ahead of print]

Henriques-Forsythe M, Annangi S, Farber HW. Prevalence and Hospital Discharge Status of HIV-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in the United States. Pulmonary Circulation Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2015. Published online ahead of print on July 10, 2015.

Disseminated sarcoidosis resulting in portal hypertension and gastrointestinal bleeding: a rare presentation. Ivonye C., Elhammali B., Henriques-Forsythe MN., Bennett-Gittens R., Oderinde A. Can J Gastroenterol. 2012 Aug;26(8):508-9.

Ivonye C, Ohuabunwo C, Henriques-Forsythe MN, Uma J, Kamugisha K, Olejeme K, Onwuanyi A. Evaluation of Telemetry Utilization, Policy and Outcomes in an Inner-City Academic Medical Center. J Natl Med Assoc. 2010; 102:598-604

Henriques-Forsythe MN, Ivonye C, Jamched U, Kamuguisha LKK, Olejeme K, Onwuanyi AE. Telemetry Monitoring In Clinical Practice: A Review of the Current Literature. Is Telemetry overused? Is it as helpful as thought? Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. June 2009; vol. 76, 6: 368-372.

Adesunloye B, Aladesanmi O, Henriques-Forsythe MN, Ivonye C. The Prefered Learning Style among Residents and Faculty members of an Internal Medicine Residency Program. J Natl Med Assoc. February 2008; 100, No2:172-175

Akwe J, Ivonye C, Henriques-Forsythe MN, Fongeh T. Imported Jigger. Am J Case Rep 2008; 9 CR382-384.

Flenaugh EL, Henriques MN, Lung Cancer Disparities in African Americans: Health vs Healthcare“. Clin Chest Med. 2006. Sept; 27(3): 431-9, vi.

Flenaugh EL, Henriques MN, Mabo E., “Photo Quiz: HIV and Hemoptysis.” Resident & Staff Physician 2004: 50 (8): 1-2.