Dr. Marquita Hanna Ball was born and raised in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. She received a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Kentucky in 1986. She received her M.D. degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1990. She then completed her pediatric residency training at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center and St. Jude’s Research Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
After completing her residency training Dr. Ball joined a pediatric group practice in Henderson, Kentucky in 1993. She practiced pediatrics there for approximately three years before returning to Elizabethtown in 1997.
Dr. Ball is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Kentucky Medical Association. She serves on various committees at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She is also on the board of Clarity Solutions for Women.
She and her husband, Doug, have three daughters Rachel, Kendra, and Aleacia. Her family enjoys traveling, theater, movies, game nights, and reading. They are also active members of Severns Valley Baptist Church.