Marion Malcome



  • 48422 Difference and Inclusion

Job Experience

  • Clinical Social Work Leader, Department of Psychiatry, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Psychiatric Social Worker, Psychotic Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, UIC Medical Center
  • Emergency Services Staff Therapist, Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)

Fields of Special Interest

  • Mental health and wellness among Black women and mothers
  • Intersection of neighborhoods, race/racism and mental health
  • Racial mental health disparities
  • Community violence exposure
  • Antiracist clinical social work practice

Publications or Presentations


  • Malcome, M., Fedock, G., Garthe, R. (2019). Weathering Probation and Parole: The Protective Role of Social Support on Black Women’s Recent Stressful Events and Depressive Symptoms. Journal of Black Psychology. Under review 
  • Malcome, M. & Walton, Q. Employing an Ecological  Framework with African-American Women with Depression. Oral Presentation. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Orlando, FL (November 2018)
  • Malcome, M., Garthe, R., Gorman-Smith, D., & Schoeny, M. Neighborhood Disadvantage: Examining the Role of Social Cohesion. Poster Presentation. Society of Prevention Research Annual Conference. Washington, DC. (May 2018)