Joyce Marshall became the Director for the Maternal and Child Health Service at the Oklahoma State Department of Health in early 2014. In this role, Marshall is responsible for overseeing the development and direction of statewide maternal and child health programs, services, and activities to improve the health of mothers, babies, children, and families in Oklahoma. Prior to this appointment, she served as the Director for the Office of Performance Management, State Accreditation Coordinator and Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner of Family Health Services at the Department. Marshall received her Master of Public Health in Health Administration and Policy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Public Health. Additionally, she is a Management Academy for Public Health and Oklahoma Public Health Leadership Institute Fellow along with being named a National Public Health Leadership Institute Scholar.