Ex-Officio Member, Science Board Chair
Appointed: November 2018
Term Ending: 2019
Nandi A. Marshall is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Community Health in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University. Additionally, she serves at the Armstrong Campus Program Director for JPHCOPH. A graduate of Spelman College, she received her Master of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Education from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania and earned the title of Certified Health Education Specialist. She received her Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Behavior and Education from the JPHCOPH.
She has over 15 years of community engagement experience including fostering partnerships and relationships with grass roots organizations, state coalitions, non-profits and national associations, particularly around health inequities. These experiences, along with her completion of the Georgia Governor’s Teaching Fellows Program and the Health Equity Leadership Institute, have contributed to her commitment to addressing the social determinants of health through community engagement, enhancing student leadership, and conveying the importance of achieving health equity.
She is an active member of APHA and is currently serving as the chair of the Science Board and co-chair of the Joint Policy Committee. She was also recently appointed to the US Breastfeeding Committee’s CRASH Committee and the GASOPHE Board as the education and training co-lead. She is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
She is married with two children and a dog.