Dan Marlowe, PhD is the Founding Chair of the Department of Behavioral Health at CUSOM. Dr. Marlowe has primarily been embedded in medical settings over the course of his professional career, working alongside physicians to help manage the mental and behavioral health needs of their patients. His clinical experience spans a wide range of settings from rural federally qualified and community health centers to major university medical centers like the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, NC. After having worked with and taught both MD and DO faculty and residents, he has come to appreciate the unique and holistic way osteopathic physicians view their patients. Due to his immersion in medical settings and culture, Dr. Marlowe has a great passion for interprofessional collaboration in healthcare, especially as it relates to the concurrent management of patients by medical and behavioral health professionals.He has helped to develop, implement, and expand sev eral collaborative care programs- mainly encompassing the integration of behavioral health services in primary and specialty care settings. Dr. Marlowe has also been heavily involved in graduate medical education as both a behavioral science director and behavioral science instructor at two North Carolina family medicine residency programs. He is also a Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellow. Dr. Marlowe has published both nationally and internationally on interprofessional collaborative care, as well as presented at regional, state and national levels on collaborative care program development, teaching integration in graduate medical and behavioral health education, and the use of family therapy as a practice change model in healthcare settings.