Marlene Shaw-Gallagher

Marlene Shaw-Gallagher

Associate Professor

Marlene Shaw Gallagher
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: CHP
Room: 159
Phone: 313-993-1517
Marlene Shaw Gallagher
Courses Taught:
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures


  • M.S., Physician Assistant, University of Detroit Mercy
  • B.S., Biology-Zoology/Biological Anthropology, University of Michigan


Marlene Shaw-Gallagher, MS, PA-C, is an assistant professor in the Physician Assistant Program. Professor Shaw-Gallagher teaches Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures I, II, III and is the Lead Clinical Coordinator.

Shaw-Gallagher is an alumna of University of Detroit Mercy's Physician Assistant Program and has a background in internal medicine and interventional radiology. She has been working in nephrology for the past 10 years, and has received a grant from the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to study interventions aimed at preventing the progression of chronic kidney disease in diabetic patients. She serves as chair of the NKF national spring clinical meetings.

Shaw-Gallagher has been teaching at UDM since 2017. She is working on completing her Ph.D. in Health Infrastructures & Learning Systems at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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    Areas of Research

    • Kidney disease prevention
    • Implementation science