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Marilyn London, EdD

Dr. Marilyn London is currently a Lecturer in the School of Professional Development. She has taught in SPD for over 16 years, including Project Seminar (SPD and HEA), Cultural Diversity in American Musicals (SPD), and Leadership in Higher Education Administration (HEA).  She is also a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine who facilitates small group sessions in the Medicine in Contemporary Society II sections and the TTR course. She recently became a Faculty Affiliate in the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics and will assist medical students, interested in music, in the MD with Recognition in Humanities Research program in the Stony Brook School of Medicine.  

Dr. London recently retired from her position as Assistant Dean for Medical Education and Registrar for the Stony Brook School of Medicine. She worked in the Health Sciences Center for over 20 years.

Dr. London has an eclectic background. She holds a Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University, a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance and a Master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology, both earned at the University of Illinois, Urban-Champaign.  She co-authored a book called First Time Leaders of Small Groups with Dr. Manny London and has co-taught an international Human Resources course. She has also published in the field of music, and has presented several workshops and posters at national and regional medical education conferences.

Dr. London has held several teaching and leadership positions during her career including working on several committees in the School of Medicine, developing a group piano program at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, running a library concert series in New Jersey, and co-leading the Belle Mead Friends of Music in New Jersey. As a young musician, Dr. London performed solo and four-hand piano in Illinois, Wisconsin, New Jersey, and locally across Long Island for over 20 years before moving into higher education administration. She also ran a private studio, and taught at Illinois Wesleyan University, Rutgers University, Westminster Choir College, and public and adult schools.

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