Learning Health Literacy through Service Learning
May 02, 2019 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Marie Stark MSN, RNC-OB
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Marie Stark MSN, RNC-OB, is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Harris College of Nursing at Texas Christian University. Marie’s areas of expertise are inpatient obstetric nursing, social and emotional literacy, and promoting nursing career and academic readiness through partnerships in education. She currently teaches Maternal Child Health Clinical, Public Health Nursing Clinical, and Health Assessment Lab. In 2017, she was named one of Dallas/Fort Worth’s Great 100 Nurses. Her years of experience in labor and delivery, maternal/child health, and educating nursing students have allowed her to promote student application beyond the classroom. She has implemented multiple projects in underserved communities with her students and developed partnerships with organizations aiming to decrease maternal and infant mortality in Texas. She is presently collaborating with Dr. Teresa Wagner in a service-learning project to develop health literate postnatal education materials.