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Marci Mackenzie

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Marci Mackenzie


Dr. Mackenzie has worked tirelessly throughout her career to improve the quality of health care in jails and prisons. She retired as the Director of Health Operations, Standards, and Accreditation for Rutgers University-University Correctional Health Care, where she oversaw the medical, mental health, and dental operations for 12 adult prisons and two juvenile secure care facilities. She has led multiple teams to successful NCCHC accreditation/reaccreditation, and assisted a facility in achieving its initial JCAHO accreditation.

Dr. Mackenzie holds a PhD in clinical social work from New York University as well as NCCHC’s Certified Correctional Health Professional designation. She has published several peer-reviewed articles on correctional health care, and continues to train and educate both health staff and correctional officers in the importance of suicide prevention and all other aspects of correctional mental health care.