Dr. Marysia Grzybowski received a BS in Nursing with minors in Natural Sciences and Psychology. Shortly thereafter, she returned to school to obtain her MPH and PhD in Epidemiologic Science. She worked as a Research and Clinical Epidemiologist at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit before taking an academic position in Emergency Medicine where she served as the Assistant Director of Research at Wayne State School of Medicine (WSU). At WSU, she conducted original research, mentored physician fellows, and worked closely with the American Heart Association. Her work focused on cardiovascular medicine, sepsis, and health outcomes. She also served as Director of Statistics at the CMS-Michigan Peer Review Organization in Michigan and consulted as an epidemiologist/biostatistician. She then was a recipient of NIH-Perinatal Fellowship at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. Dr. Grzybowski has taught several advanced epidemiology courses, has many publications, reviews articles for peer-review journals, and is an active member of several professional groups.