Maurya Cockrell

Maurya is an international author, speaker, and practitioner from St. Louis, MO. Known as the SDoH [social determinants of health] Solutionary, she uses health, education, and human resources to improve how people live, learn, work, pray, and play.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Health Management from Saint Louis University, with a Minor in Theological Studies, a Master’s degree from Webster University in Human Resources Management, and a Doctorate in Health Professions Education from Logan University.

She has also received additional training and certifications, including:
- Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
- SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
- Evidence-Based Design (EDAC)
- Death Doula
- Spiritual Care Generalist
- Happiness Coach

Maurya began her entrepreneurial journey as an Organizational Development Consultant. In 2017, she founded Leaves Speak Healthcare, an intergenerational healthcare consulting company. “I offer clients powerful new ways to eliminate elderspeak, increase compassionate communication, and improve end-of-life acceptance,” she said.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Race/Ethnicity : Black or African American
Religion/Spirituality:
Agnostic
Atheist
Baha’i
Buddhist
Christian: Catholic
Christian: Protestant
Hindu
Jewish
Muslim
Sikh
Traditional or folk religion/Folk religion/Spiritist
Unaffiliated/Spiritual/Non-Religious
Other
Training Programs:
A Sacred Passing
 American Clinicians Academy on Medical Aid in Dying
 BC Bereavement Society
Canadian College Of Funeral Services
Douglas College
Going With Grace
IAP Career College
PESI Grief Training
Respecting Choices
SAGECare
The Centre for Sacred Deathcare
Willow EOL Educator
Specialties:
Community Resources
Family Dynamics
Goal-setting
Healthcare Systems
Mind/Body Connection
Personal Organization
Project Management