Dr. Marion is Executive Director of the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center and the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the Rose F. Kennedy Center. He is Chief of the Divisions of Genetics and of Development Medicine at T he Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and Director of the Center for Congenital Disorders.
A faculty member at Einstein since 1984,
Dr. Marion’s interests include the natural history and genetic basis of multiple malformation syndromes. At The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore he has served as Medical Director of the Spina Bifida Center for 20 years, is the founder and Medical Director of the Williams Syndrome Center, and helped organize the Center for CardioG enetics, the Neurofibromatosis Center, and the Center for Excellence in Autism. He has published extensively in the medical literature in these areas and, in addition, is the author of seven books.
Dr. Marion is the recipient of Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Samuel Rosen Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching(selected by medical students) and the Alumni Association’s Lifetime Service Award. He is also the winner of the Lewis Fraad Award for Residency Education and the Obrinsky Award for excellence in medical student teaching in the Department of Pediatrics. He also received the Zella Bronfman Butler Change Agent Awardby UJA-Federation of New York .