Marion began her career more than 18 years ago as a registered nurse at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Wanting more autonomy in her healthcare career and improving her family financial situation, she chose to advance her career to the next level. In 2009 she began her journey in becoming an Advanced Practice Nurse at the Frontier Nursing University. She earned her Master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2012 and was certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She began working in the clinical setting where she focused on patient education and improving the individuals overall well-being. Currently she is working as a Hospitalist for Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.