Biography & Education


Marla graduated from Oregon Health & Science University with a master's degree in nursing, completing the adult and geriatric nurse practitioner program in 2003. Her prior studies include a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Oregon Health & Science University and a bachelor of science degree in public health and nutrition from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

“Working with an organization such as Providence ElderPlace allows me to practice preventive health care and focus on issues specific to the older population, both physically and emotionally, and always with an emphasis on holistic health and quality of life.” 

In her spare time, you might find her experimenting with a new recipe or taking a daytrip to the beach with her husband and two dogs.

Areas of expertise


Care Locations

5119 NE 57th Ave.
Portland, OR 97218
Phone 503-215-6556
Affiliated Facilities