Robert P. Marlin, MD, PhD, MPH

An MD (Doctor of Medicine) diagnoses and treats conditions using medical tools like x-rays, lab work, prescription medicine, and surgery.

BA, Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY

MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA

PhD, Anthropology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Medical School: State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

Residency in Internal Medicine: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

Fellowship in Minority Health Policy: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Marlin joined Lowell Community Health Center in 2019 and serves as the Chief of the Metta Health Center, which focuses on refugee health. He also previously served as the Chief of the Department of Family Medicine. In addition to primary care internal medicine, he is trained in health policy and medical anthropology. Prior to coming to Lowell, Dr. Marlin served for 13 years as the founding director of the Coordinated Care Program for Political Violence Survivors at the Cambridge Health Alliance. His interests include refugee health and the development of multidisciplinary, integrated models of care for underserved populations. He also teaches refugee health to medical students. 

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