Dr. Marra Francis is a women’s health expert who has nearly twenty years of experience working primarily with diagnostic and health biotech start-up companies on strategies for bringing their technology to clinical practice. As a consultant, she has worked with novel cancer diagnostic and precision oncology companies designing clinical studies to facilitate provider adoption and payer coverage. She practiced medicine for over eighteen years with a clinical focus on identifying and managing women at high risk for developing cancer.
Marra is a strong advocate for the health and education of women of all ages and serves as a volunteer on the Board of Trustees of her former school and as a medical expert on her local school district’s Health Advisory Committee. She has an AB in Biology and Spanish, a Post-Bac in Human Biology, an MD, and is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. Marra is a breast cancer previvor.