Lashyra Cotton is a Certified Physician Assistant at Cardiovascular Solutions of Central Mississippi. She was born and raised in Cleveland, MS to Leroy and Susan Cotton. She attended Eastside Highschool and graduated Valedictorian of her class in 2013 and then attended the University of Southern Mississippi on a basketball scholarship. She graduated from USM with honors in 2017. Lashyra received her Master of Medicine Physician Assistant degree from Mississippi College in 2020. Lashyra believes that as a provider, developing strong relationships is the foundation to successful, team-based patient care. Integrity, service, and accountability are core values that drive her within her professional career. Outside of her profession, she enjoys getting exercise, being outside, and spending time with family.