Marilyn Arnold, DSc
Adjunct Lecturer of Community Health Sciences
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Community Health Sciences

MS, Harvard University
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
DSc, Harvard University
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Marilyn Arnold, MPH, MS, DSc is an Adjunct Lecturer of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health and an Independent Research Consultant. As an Independent Research Consultant, she is responsible for health communication research, design and evaluation for clients including Education Development Center, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Medical School, and the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics. Dr. Arnold received her DSc in Health and Social Behavior from the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health. She also holds an MPH from the Boston University School of Public Health.

2014 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Awards
2011 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Awards
2007 Boston University School of Public Health: Excellence in Teaching Awards
2001-2001 Harvard/Dana-Farber Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Education
2001 Harvard School of Public Health: Finalist, Faculty Council Student Research Award
2000 Harvard School of Public Health Selected Nominee: USDHHS Award for Innovation in Health Promotion
2000 Harvard School of Public Health Selected Nominee: USDHHS Award for Innovation in Health Promotion
2000 Harvard School of Public Health Selected Nominee: USDHHS Award for Innovation in Health Promotion
1996-1999 National Cancer Institute Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Arnold M, Dejong W. Watch Your Back: A randomized efficacy study of a theory guided website to promote melanoma knowledge and skin self-examination among young adults. Journal of Communication in Healthcare. 2015; 8(4):289-302.
  2. Solomon DH, Avorn J, Katz J, Finkelstein J, Arnold M, Polinkski J, Brookhart A. Compliance with osteoporosis medications. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2015; 165:2415-2419.
  3. Burgener M, Arnold M, Katz JN, Polinski JM, Cabral D, Avorn J, Solomon DH. Older adults' knowledge and beliefs about osteoporosis: results of semi-structured interviews used for the development of educational materials. Journal of Rheumatology. 2015; 32:673-67.
  4. Jan S, Bellman C, Barone J, Jessen L, Arnold M. Shape It Up: a school-based education program to promote healthy eating developed by a health plan in collaboration with a college of pharmacy. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy. 2009; 15(5):403-13.
  5. Polinski JM, Cadarette SM, Arnold M, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, Brookhart MA, Canning C, Solomon DH. High risk patients' readiness to undergo bone mineral density testing for osteoporosis diagnosis in Pennsylvania. The International Quarterly of Community Health Education. 2008; 29(3):223-40.
  6. Brookhart MA, Avorn J, Katz JN, Finkelstein JS, Arnold M, Polinski JM, Patrick AR, Mogun H, Solomon DH. Gaps in treatment among users of osteoporosis medications: the dynamics of non-compliance. American Journal of Medicine. 2007; 120(3):251-6.
  7. Solomon DH, Finkelstein JS, Polinski JM, Arnold M, Licari A, Cabral D, Canning C, Avorn J, Katz JN. A randomized controlled trial of mailed osteoporosis education to older adults. Osteoporosis International. 2006; 17(5):760-767.
  8. Arnold M, DeJong W. Skin self-examination practices in a convenience sample of U.S. university students. Preventive Medicine. 2005; 40(3):268-73.
  9. Polinski JM, Brookhart MA, Katz JN, Arnold M, Kristeller J, Trombetta D, Tadduni ME, Golomb MJ, Solomon DH. Educational outreach (academic detailing) regarding osteoporosis in primary care. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2005; 14:843-850.

This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 9 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2015

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