Edwin C. Marshall, OD, MS, MPH, FAAO

Tift Regional Health System


Dr. Edwin C. Marshall is professor emeritus of optometry and public health at Indiana University. Prior to his retirement in 2013, he was the Indiana University Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs. Dr. Marshall is a past chair


Creating culturally competent patient care

Having an understanding of cultural norms can help identify and mitigate many of the cultural barriers that negatively impact quality and perpetuate disparities in health and health care, especially among racial and ethnic populations who frequently are at increased risk for certain ocular morbidities like glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.