Marissa received her ASN from Aquinas College in Nashville and her BSN and MSN from University of Phoenix.
Over the course of 13 years, she has served Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt as a staff nurse, charge nurse, and nurse educator.
She has worked as a clinical instructor at several local universities and continues to teach BLS, PALS, and CPN Review Courses. Marissa has also been actively involved in pediatric outreach education providing services to affiliate organizations as well as community agencies.
In her spare time she likes to volunteer with community organizations.