Marie Ekren is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in Arizona. She grew up in Mesa, Arizona, and graduated nursing school from Mesa Community College. Marie then pursued her degree for Family Nurse Practitioner, graduating with honors, from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Science of Nursing. She holds several certifications, including pediatric nurse certification, basic life support, advance cardiac life support, and pediatric advance life support.

As a nurse and nurse practitioner, Marie started her nursing experience with hematology and oncology, followed by cardiac care and intensive care as well as pediatrics and post-surgical recovery. She is highly skilled in internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, and women’s health and enjoys working across all age spans, from infants to geriatrics. Marie is an active member of The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Marie has been married for 17 years and has four wonderful children who, she says, are her passion. Gardening has been her longtime hobby.