Daniel L. MarksM.D., Ph.D.

  • Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine


  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Endocrinology (Pediatric)


Associate Director, OHSU M.D./Ph.D. Program
Ray Hickey Chair for Pediatric Research
M.D./Ph.D. Program, School of Medicine

Dr. Marks' special interests are weight regulation in children, particulary involuntary weight loss or poor growth in chronic dieseases (cachexia, failure to thrive). His clinical areas of interest are all aspects of pediatric endocrinology (including growth, puberty, thyroid, diabetes and adrenal disorders), pediatric obesity and failure to thrive.

Dr. Marks received both his medical degree and Ph.D. in 1995 from the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Marks completed his residency at the University of Utah, SLC in 1998, followed by a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Oregon Health & Science University in 2001. Dr. Marks is currently the Senior Associate Dean for Research in the School of Medicine, Associate Director of the OHSU MD, Ph.D. program, Director of the Patient Resiliency Program for the Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care and the Director of the Papé Family Pediatric Research Institute at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. Dr. Marks also served as a Consulting Senior Scientific Advisor for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


  • Ph.D., 1993, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • M.D., 1995, University of Washington
  • Residency:

    • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric endocrinology, Oregon Health & Science University, 1998-2001
  • Certifications:

    • American Academy of Pediatrics


  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Oregon State Medical Society