Marina has worked at the College since 2001 and has held many roles, including Health Centre Director, Lecturer, Dean Basic Sciences, Dean of Chiropractic Education, and since 2015, Dean of Academics. She has been recognised for her achievement throughout her career. In 2006 and 2011, she was awarded the NZCC Outstanding Service Award and in 2012 Outstanding Staff Member of the Year. In 2015, she was chosen as the New Zealand College of Chiropractic Alumni Association Chiropractor of the Year. She blends her knowledge as a chiropractor with her expertise in education to direct NZCC’s academic programme.