Team Member: Felina Cordova-Marks

Felina Cordova-Marks DrPH, MPH


Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Position(s): Assistant Professor, Public Health

Dr. Cordova-Marks (a member of the Hopi Tribe) received both her MPH and DrPH from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. A former T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Arizona’s Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control, she currently serves as Director of Community Engagement for the CoVHORT (COVID-19 cohort) research study. Dr. Cordova-Marks has been engaged in American Indian health research for over twelve years and leads as Chairperson for the Hopi Education Endowment Fund Board. She has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on cardiovascular research, health disparities, cancer, and American Indian health including caregiving, reproductive justice, and COVID-19. Dr. Cordova-Marks has always prioritized giving back to the community, and she is the founder of Indigenous Volunteers, Tucson Volunteers and the Southern Arizona Urban Native Indigenous COVID Relief program. She recently received the Tucson Woman of the Year award, part of the 40 Under 40 awards presented by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star. She was also named a Health Equity Scholar by the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, and received the National Native American 40 Under 40 Award in 2019 and the University of Arizona Centennial Award.

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