Marla Feinstein is a native of New York, and graduate of Boston University where she was a trustee scholar. She completed her graduate work in physiology and molecular biophysics at the University of Washington in Seattle where she was awarded a National Institute of Health pre-doctoral training fellowship. She presented and published extensively throughout her time in academic science. In 2011, she completed an MPH in health policy from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. While at Columbia, she researched and published articles about state and federal health policy issues affecting the under and uninsured and was finalist for the John and Kathleen Gorman Public Health Humanitarian Award. In addition, she was a consultant for the NYS Governor’s office and Department of Health.
Marla is current the senior policy and healthcare analyst for the National Hemophilia Foundation. As an analyst, Marla has been instrumental in advocating for the bleeding disorders community at the national and state level. Her current efforts focus on ensuring access to care for individuals with bleeding disorders. She has presented on behalf of NHF at numerous national and community-based meetings of government and industry stakeholders.