Michael Marrone, M.P.H.
Cancer Research Training Award Fellow, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch

Michael Marrone

National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm. 4E130, MSC 9763
Bethesda, MD 20892
(For express delivery, use Rockville, MD 20850)

Interest Areas

  • Knowledge synthesis
  • Evidence based evaluation
  • Genomics testing
  • General methodological research


  • M.P.H. - Epidemiology
    Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
  • B.A. - Biology
    Austin College


Mr. Marrone has joined the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program's (EGRP) Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch (CTEB) as a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow. In this capacity, he will be working on several projects related to the translation of genomic technologies into clinical practice.

Prior to joining EGRP, Mr. Marrone was a Methodologist with the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group - US Satellite at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where he worked with clinical researchers throughout the systematic review process. Mr. Marrone also served as an Epidemiologist in the Office of Public Health Genomics at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. In this position he carried out systematic reviews and produced other related materials to assist the Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention Working Group in making evidence-based recommendations for genomic applications.

During his graduate studies, Mr. Marrone worked as an Epidemiology Research Assistant in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the CDC and he was a finalist for the Charles C. Shepard Award, which is presented to the graduating Master of Public Health student who is deemed by the faculty to have prepared the most scholarly research paper. Prior to beginning his graduate studies, Mr. Marrone was a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Swaziland where he served as a Community Health HIV/AIDS Educator.


Pan Q, Angelina A, Zambrano A, Marrone M, Stark WJ, Heflin T, Tang L, Akpek EK. Autologous serum eye drops for dry eyeExternal Web Site Policy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Aug; 8.

Marrone MT, Venkataramanan V, Goodman M, Hill AC, Jereb JA, Mase SR. Surgical interventions for drug-resistant tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysisExternal Web Site Policy. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Jan; 17(1): 6 – 16.

Ned RM, Melillo S, Marrone M. Fecal DNA testing for Colorectal Cancer Screening: the Colosure™ testExternal Web Site Policy. PLoS Curr. 2011 Mar; 3.

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