The Catholic University of America

Marion B. Ficke

Assistant to the Chairman
Pre-Medical Coordinator


Phone: (202) 319-5870

Fax: (202) 319-5721




Education and Training:

  • M.S., Microbiology, The Catholic University of America

Teaching Interests:

  • Microbiology

Professional Interests and Activities:

Clinical microbiology, particularly diagnostic bacteriology, is my area of professional interest. I maintain a position as a clinical microbiologist at Holy Cross Hospital. In the Department of Biology, I teach courses in general and pathogenic microbiology. Academic advising and coordinating teaching assistants' assignments are among the administrative responsibilities of the Assistant to the Chairman. As the Premedical Coordinator I am responsible for organization and oversight of the premedical advising program, and I chair the Premedical Advisory Committee which conducts interviews of our senior students as part of their application process to medical school.