Marla A. Phillips, PhD

Pathway for Patient Health LLC
CEO and President
Marla founded Pathway for Patient Health in 2017, where she advances breakthrough solutions for the betterment of patients around the world, through the Pathway Chief Quality Officer Team. Prior to Pathway, Marla founded Xavier Health in 2008 at Xavier University, where she led global pharma and device initiatives with FDA officials and global regulators. Marla began working in the pharmaceutical industry for Merck in 1996 where she took on roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in position of Head of Quality Operations at the Merck North Carolina facility. Marla holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Xavier University, and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.