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Margaret Rodan, ScD, MSN, MPH

School of Nursing

Margaret Rodan

Dr. Margie Rodan is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at George Mason University. She lectures on a variety of public health topics in community oriented primary care and evidence based practice. Currently, Dr. Rodan is a health researcher conducting an independent program evaluation of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) using qualitative and quantitative methods to measure quality of care, patient outcomes and healthcare cost. Dr. Rodan has designed online education, simulation and eHR strategies for practice providers to incorporate practice guidelines and motivational interviewing blending behavior change and primary care. Previously, Dr. Rodan was a Research Director at Georgetown studying health disparities and outcomes in prenatal care. Through a randomized controlled trial, protocols addressed barriers to care, system innovations and community supports. Dr. Rodan supported the early development of a practice based research networks. Dr. Rodan holds a Doctor of Science degree in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health with concentrations in maternal child health, biostatistics and research methods. Dr. Rodan is a grant writer, consultant and program evaluator for many public health programs in a variety of medically underserved settings. Her publications have addressed psychosocial risks including care coordination, depression, smoking, intimate partner violence, alcohol risk drinking, dietary quality and teen pregnancy. 


  • ScD, Maternal Child Health, Harvard University, 1997
  • MS, Maternal and Child Health, Harvard University, 1990
  • MPH, Public Health, Harvard University, 1989
  • MSN, Community Health Nursing, University of Arizona, 1981
  • BA, Psychology, University of Delaware, 1980
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Delaware, 1980