Marquita is currently employed as psychiatry’s chief advanced practice provider for Atrium Health. She has worked at Atrium Health for 13 years; 3 years in her current role. She received her undergraduate degree in Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has three master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Pfeiffer University, Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University, and a Post Masters Certificate from Vanderbilt University as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. In 2017, she completed her doctorate in Nursing practice from Vanderbilt University. She has over 6 years’ experience as a nurse practitioner working with patients across the life span with mood disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, and addictions.