Marshaleen King, M.D., M.S.C.R., F.C.C.P.

Marshaleen King, M.D., M.S.C.R., F.C.C.P. 

Assistant Professor



Step-Down Unit at Grady Hospital
Phone: 404-616-8201


Mayo Clinic
Pulmonary and Critical Care 

University of the West Indies
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine
Degree:  Master of Science in Clinical Research 

Research Interests

Pulmonary Vascular Disease with special interest in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Currently involved in a study on HIV Associated PAH:  “The Prevalence and Pathogenesis of HIV-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”

Clinical Interests

Pulmonary Hypertension


Pulmonary and Critical Care

Internal Medicine

Board Certification

Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

Internal Medicine


Henriques-Forsythe, M., Tewolde, T., Lapu-Bula, R., Farber, H.W., Onwuanyi, A. Higher Prevalence of Pulmonary Hypertension Among an African American HIV-Infected Cohort, Reasons to Believe: Clinical PH Studies, Thematic Poster Session, 2016 May, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 193; 2016:A3955

Henriques-Forsythe, M., Tewolde, T., Huang, M., Farber, H.W., Quarshie, A., Bond, V.C. Cytokine Levels as Predictors of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Seropositive Subjects, Reasons to Believe: Clinical PH Studies, Thematic Poster Session, 2016 May, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 193;2016:A3954

Henriques-Forsythe, M., Annangi, S., Farber, H.W. Prevalence and hospital discharge status of human immunodeficiency virus-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension in the United States, 2015 Jul, Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute, 506-512

Otekeiwebia, A., Foreman, M., Henriques-Forsythe, M., Pemu, P., Pinzon, I. Predictors of Time-to-Wean Among African Americans with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, CHEST 2014, 1962524, Abstract, 2014, October

Otekeiwebia A, Foreman M, Henriques-Forsythe M, Predictors of mortality and ventilator dependence among African Americans with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189.2014: A6703.

Ivonye C., Elhammali B., Henriques-Forsythe MN, Bennett-Gittens R., Oderinde A. Can J Gastroenterol. Disseminated sarcoidosis resulting in portal hypertension and gastrointestinal bleeding: a rare presentation. 2012 Aug;26(8):508-9.

Henriques-Forsythe M. N., “Pulmonary Perspectives: HIV-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”, Chest Physicians, Volume 6, Number 6:16 June, 2011.

Ivonye C, Ohuabunwo C, Henriques-Forsythe MN, Uma J, Kamugisha K, Olejeme K, Onwuanyi A. Evaluation of Telemetry Utilization, Policy and Outcomes in an Inner-City Academic Medical Center. J Nat’l Med Assoc. 2010; 102:598-604

Honors and Awards

2014: Certificate of Academic Honors for Outstanding Academic Performance in Ethics in Clinical Research

2014: Certificate of Academic Honors for Outstanding Academic Performance in Clinical Trials

2014: Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Clinical Research Award

2014: Certificate of Recognition – Outstanding Fellow Award

2014: Outstanding  graduate student scientific accomplishment and presentation at the 26th Annual Curtis L. Parker Student Research Symposium

2013: Rising Star Award for Outstanding Academic Performance

2013: G12 Career Development Award

2012: KL2-Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars Award, Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)

2012: “Summer Institute in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology” program which is part of the Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE-GE).

2012: Clinical Scientist Award