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Marilyn K. Potts

Distance Education Program Coordinator
School of Social Work

M.S.W. Indiana University, 1975
Ph.D. Purdue University, 1987

Biographical Information

Dr. Potts is a former medical social worker.  Prior to joining the faculty at CSULB, she was the Fibromyalgia Project Director, Southern California Arthritis Foundation, and a post-doctoral Fellow in Psychiatric Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UCLA.  She has published on various gerontological and health-related topics, including grandparents as parents and HIV in women.  She is currently the Distance Education Program Coordinator for the CSULB School of Social Work.  In this position, she coordinates our off-campus MSW program at sites in northern and central California.

Curriculum Vitae - Marilyn Potts

Marilyn Potts

Office Location: Social Sciences / Public Administration Building (SSPA) 143
Phone: (562) 985-5183
Fax: (562) 985-5514


  • Research Methods
  • Thesis Advising


  • Gerontological Social Work
  • Distance Education