Edwin C. Marshall, O.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Edwin C. Marshall, O.D., M.S., M.P.H.
Edwin C. Marshall, O.D., M.S., M.P.H.

National Eye Institute (NEI),
National Institutes of Health

  • National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) Planning Committee
  • Chair, NEHEP Health Disparities Working Group

Indiana University

  • Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs
  • Professor of Optometry
  • Adjunct Professor of Public Health


  • Optometry
  • Health Disparities
  • Public Health

Current Projects

Dr. Marshall serves on the NEI’s National Eye Health Education Program Planning Committee and serves as Chair of its Health Disparities Working Group. He chairs the National Commission on Vision and Health and serves on the Board of Directors for Prevent Blindness Indiana and the Indiana Interagency State Council on Black and Minority Health. Dr. Marshall also chairs The Nation’s Health Editorial Advisory Committee of the American Public Health Association.


In 2007 Dr. Marshall co-authored Through Our Children’s Eyes: The Vision Status of Indiana School Children, a report to the Indiana State Health Commissioner and the Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction (Optometry 2010; 13:1-7).

Professional Highlights

Dr. Marshall was the founding Chair of the Minority Health Advisory Committee of the Indiana State Department of Health and Vice Chair of the Indiana Public Health Institute. He also served as Chair of the Executive Board and Vice President (USA) of the American Public Health Association. Dr. Marshall is a past President of the National Optometric Association, the Indiana Optometric Association, and the Indiana Public Health Association.