Marta moved to Greenville in 1990. She likes to say that she grew up in the city and that she has a Southern accent, but the accent is really a South American accent from Brazil! Marta received her DDS from the University Federal Fluminense in Brazil, and where she worked with an undeveloped population as a dentist.
In 2004 she received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of South Carolina. Marta has experience with crisis stabilization at the inpatient unit at Marshall I. Pickens Hospital and Psychiatric ER. She is also an adjunct instructor for the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work. Marta is described by her students and coworkers as energetic and enthusiastic.