Ray Marks

Ray Marks

Ray Marks
Executive Editor
Adjunct Professor
Columbia University, Canada


Dr. Marks has expertise in several areas: childhood obesity; health literacy; health promotion and practice; social marketing; social policy and prevention; and self-efficacy and chronic disease prevention. She has a book entitled Health Literacy in Schools (2013, Emerald Press).She has served as the Director (2005 - present) of the Center for Health Promotion, School of Health and Behavioral Sciences, City University of New York, York College—a non-profit Public Health Education Center with a 20 year history of serving the local community. She is Founding Director of the Osteoarthritis Research Center, Canada.

Research Interest

Causes, consequences, and treatment of osteoarthritis Chronic Disease prevention Depression and its treatment Falls injury prevention Healthy aging Hip fractures, causes, and prevention Obesity prevention Pain and its causes and control Physical activity and health Orthopedic Physical Therapy Orthopedic Rehabilitation