BS Letters & Science '60
Immunization Coordinator/Project Manager II, Kaiser Permanente (Southern California Permanente Medical Group), Panorama City, California; Adjunct Professor (part time), Health Administration Baccalaureate Program, West CoastUniversity, Los Angeles, California
Marlene is the Founding Director of the Western Australian
for Health Statistics and Planning.
There she developed 16 major statewide data systems, the state's 25-year
hospital plan, and medical record linkage and de-duplication projects which are
models for today's immunization and other registries world-wide. She was named the first female Fellow of the Australian College for Health Service Executives. Marlene returned to the United States
to become Director of the Health Information Systems program at UCLA, where her
work on improving adolescent immunization rates received a 2001 American
Association of Health Plans Innovations in Immunizations Award. In her extensive volunteer work, she has
travelled throughout the USA
training trainers and leaders for the American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of
America, Girl Scouts of the USA,
and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. In 1997, she received the UWM Alumni
Association Citizenship Award for her volunteer leadership.