Marisha Frazier is a native Texan based in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her Bachelors in Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas and her Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health and Epidemiology at Saint Louis University. Additionally, Frazier has carried out extensive study in critical race theory, womanism, and ecocriticism. She is an epidemiologist at Generate Health STL where she spearheads the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review program and oversees racial equity evaluation for the FLOURISH St. Louis initiative. Although a Midwestern transplant she enjoys desert hikes and Southern cuisine.