Maryalice Jordan-Marsh

Expert in patient health care participation, chronic illness management, and using new media to increase healthy behaviors

Associate Professor, Health Concentration, USC School of Social Work

Director, Nurse Social Work Practitioner Program, Case Management Option


  • exercise and health
  • interactive media and physical rehabilitation
  • chronic illness, including diabetes, obesity and cardiac disease
  • video games and health
  • technology and lifestyle
  • telehealth and telemedicine
  • in-home health technology and literacy
  • patient participation in care and self-care
  • social and cultural aspects of health
  • social networking for health
  • intergenerational interactions
  • leadership and collaboration in health care

Additional Information

  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • Consultant, AHCPR panels on acute and cancer pain guidelines
  • Recipient, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant, to create a health game in partnership with the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the Keck School of Medicine of USC
  • Collaborator in games research and development for the Humana Emerging
    Technology Applications Innovation Center
  • 2012 Health Technology Literacy AJN: American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year selection
  • 2011 Distinguished Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin School of Nursing Alumni Association
  • 2010 Grand Prize in Healthy Apps USDA Competition in Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign
  • GE Healthy Imagination Student Award for Game: Trainer
  • Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing in Consumer Health Technology
  • Invited Participant, National Institute of Aging: National Institutes of Health and American Psychological Association Institute for Research on Psychology of Aging

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