Dr. India L. Collier was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Marietta, Georgia, where she attended Marietta High School. Dr. Collier earned her Biology degree from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. While at Spelman, she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She received her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Augusta University (formerly Medical College of Georgia), with highest honors. While in dental school, she was a member of the Admissions Committee and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. She founded and served as the president of the Augusta University Chapter of Operation Smile, where she was able to help raise funds for 5 children to have cleft lip and/or cleft palate surgeries. Upon completion of dental school, she remained at Augusta University to complete her Orthodontic Residency training program. Dr. Collier did not stop there, however. She presented high-quality finished cases and endured additional exams to become a Board Certified Orthodontist.