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Marshaleen N. King

Marshaleen N. 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.
Dr. King 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.

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine

Fellowships

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

Affiliations

  • Morehouse

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of the West Indies
  • Internship: Morehouse School Of Medicine
  • Residency: Morehouse School Of Medicine

Honors & Awards

2015 ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Award from Actelion 2015 Morehouse School of Medicine Shark Tank Initiative Pilot Project Award 2014 Graduate Education in Biomedical Sciences Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.C.R.). Certificate of Academic Honors for Outstanding Academic Performance in Ethics in Clinical Research 2014 Graduate Education in Biomedical Sciences Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.C.R.) Certificate of Academic Honors for Outstanding Academic Performance in Clinical Trials 2014 Clinical Research Center Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.C.R.) Program Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Clinical Research Award 2014 Clinical Research Center Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.C.R.) Program Certificate of Recognition – Outstanding Fellow Award

2014 Graduate Education in Biomedical Science Award – Outstanding Graduate student scientific accomplishment and presentation at the 26th Annual Curtis L. Parker Student Research Symposium

2013 Graduate Education in Biomedical Sciences Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.C.R.) Rising Star Award for Outstanding Academic Performance

2013-2014 G12 Career Development Award, Morehouse School of Medicine, Research Centers for Minority Institutions (RCMI), Center of Excellence for Clinical and Translational Research (R-Center)

2012-2014 KL2-Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars Award, Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)

2012-2014 “Summer Institute in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology” program which is part of the Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE-GE).

2012 Clinical Scientist Award, Morehouse School of Medicine, Research Centers for Minority Institutions (RCMI), Center of Excellence for Clinical and Translational Research (R-Center)* *The RCMI program is sponsored by the National Centers for Research Resources of the National Institute of Health

2004 Awarded 2nd Place Prize in the Associates Research Competition at the American College of Physicians’ 2004 Georgia Chapter Scientific Meeting

1992-1997 Medical School Honors in Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology

Publications

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. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/682222.

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.

Henriques-Forsythe M.N.., “ Pulmonary Perspectives: HIV-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”, Chest Physicians, Volume 6, Number 6:16 June, 2011.

Marshaleen Henriques-Forsythe. Could gut microbiota be the culprit? Science Translational Medicine 02 Mar 2016: Vol. 8, Issue 328, pp. 328ec38. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf3858.

Marshaleen Henriques-Forsythe. Cancer care looks ROSEy. Science Translational Medicine 13 Jan 2016: Vol. 8, Issue 321, pp. 321ec5. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf0853.

Marshaleen Henriques-Forsythe. Wanna be statin something? Science Translational Medicine 25 Nov 2015: Vol. 7, Issue 315, pp. 315ec201 DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad5916.

Marshaleen Henriques-Forsythe. The wheezing house. Science Translational Medicine 02 Sep 2015: Vol. 7, Issue 303, pp. 303ec149. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad1827

Marshaleen Henriques-Forsythe. Inspirational genes. Science Translational Medicine 22 Jul 2015: Vol. 7, Issue 297, pp. 297ec122. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aac8564.

Marshaleen Henriques-Forsythe. Beware, pneumonia is in the air. Science Translational Medicine 10 Jun 2015: Vol. 7, Issue 291, pp. 291ec95. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aac5094

Flenaugh EL, Henriques-Forsythe MN. Lung Cancer Disparities in African-Americans: Health Versus Health Care. Clin Chest Med. 2006 Sep;27 (3):431-9, vi.