Beth Marks, RN, Ph.D.

Beth Marks, RN, Ph.D.

Dr. Marks is also Associate Director for Research in the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (RRTCADD) and President of the National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities. She directs research activities related to health promotion, health advocacy, primary health care, and occupational health and safety for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Dr. Marks has developed and implemented community-based surveys related to health and safety for people with disabilities and has written publications and presented papers in the area of disability, health, and community engagement in the United States and internationally. She has coedited a special issue for Nursing Clinics of North America titled Promoting Health Across the Lifespan for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and a feasibility study report, Advancing Nursing Education at Bel-Air Sanatorium and Hospital in Panchgani, Maharashtra, India, through The Global Health Leadership Office/ WHO Collaborating Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.