Dr. Myla F. Marshall was born and raised in the city of blues, Memphis, Tennessee. While on an infectious disease internship in Iquitos, Peru with her alma mater, Alabama State University, Dr. Marshall realized her passion for serving underserved patient populations and pharmacy. She then chose to attend Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy in Birmingham, AL, where she has now become a 2020 graduate.
While in her didactic program, Dr. Marshall served in a number of leadership roles including a 2 year term as the National Legislative Chair for the Student National Pharmaceutical Association as well as serving one year terms locally as the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy chapter President, Phi Lambda Sigma Vice President and several more. Through these experiences, Dr. Marshall has been able to showcase her desire for cultivating healthcare through pharmacy with advocacy and policy. In addition to leadership opportunities, Dr. Marshall worked as a community pharmacy intern, clinical neuro intensive care pharmacy intern, and in the McWhorter School of Pharmacy research program for 3 years. Here she has been able to work vigorously on her studies surrounding non-sterile compounded analgesic medications and how their varying pharmaceutical parameters affect patients.
Dr. Marshall is now a clinical research fellow for the Department of Veteran Affairs where she is able to identify and implement change surrounding health disparities, quality improvement, medication safety, and HEOR. She is adamant in aiding in the refinement of healthcare while ensuring optimal patient experiences for underrepresented patient populations. As one of three esteemed National Executive Consultants, Dr. Marshall's goal is to facilitate the innovation and implementation of ground breaking patient outreach opportunities as the SNPhA Journey Continues.