Dr. Almarashda holds the title as the first Emirati thoracic surgeon in the region. She has nine years of experience in the field and completed her General Surgery training before pursuing her further training in Thoracic Surgery. She also holds various prestigious leadership positions as an educator, namely as the Program Director of the ACGME-I Integrated General Surgery Training program in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. She is the Chair of the Surgical Scientific Committee of the National Institute for Health Specialties (NIHS) on the Emirati Board, and was the Deputy Chair of Academic Affairs at the Tawam Hospital up until the beginning of 2022.
She is an Arab Board of Health Specialization (ABHS) certified General Surgery physician, and has completed a clinical fellowship in esophageal and lung cancer from Vanderbilt University, USA.