Marlene obtained her BSN, MSN-Adult ARNP, and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees from the University of Miami School of Nursing. She began her nursing career in mid-1980’s at Jackson Memorial Hospital Trauma Center excelling in surgical and medical-surgical nursing. As a Nurse Practitioner a few years later, she was part of the kidney and liver transplant teams.
Always gravitating towards teaching and learning, Marlene worked as an Associate Professor, Senior in Miami and currently is an adjunct professor in the Nurse Practitioner/Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Recently re-locating to the Jupiter area, Marlene is very happy to join the Coastal Nephrology & Hypertension Center and Internal Medicine of Jupiter Team in providing excellent care to our patients.