Marcia, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO in 1981. She completed her Master’s of Science in Nursing from University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO in 1995. She received cum laude status during both of her programs. Marcia has over 30 years of pediatric experience in major children’s hospitals including Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City and Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO. After becoming a nurse practitioner, she has taught for two years at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville and assisted in the development of their Nurse Practitioner program. For the past 25 years, she has provided primary care throughout the Metro-East at SIUE Community Nursing Services and Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation. In July, 2018, she joined Ideal Pediatrics and presently provides care to the pediatric clients in Columbia, IL.