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Marilee Cs Cole


SOM Clinician Educator Track -- Professor
Director of Tropical Medicine Elective


General profile




Marilee Cole is a Professor of Medicine. She is an expert in the areas of tropical medicine, international health, and developing world HIV/AIDS management, as well as internal medicine. Her additional special interests include gastroenterology and endocrinology.

She takes two Georgetown University Hospital (GUH) Internal Medicine residents with her to Cameroon every year as part of the GUH Tropical Medicine Elective in Cameroon.

She provides year-round e-consultations on tropical medicine, HIV/AIDS, and international health topics for her Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Board (CBCHB) physician colleagues.

She wrote and helps to implement and assess the initial HIV/AIDS protocol for the CBCHB, which reaches 1 million Cameroonian patients. She also consults on a second, Columbia University School of Public Health--funded, HIV/AIDS protocol for the CBCHB.


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  • D. T. M. H. (2002) University of London, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Certification (1983) , Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship (1982) Georgeotwn University Hospital, Primary Care
  • Residency (1974) Baltimore City Hospital,
  • MD (1972) Johns Hopkins,


  • French ()