“I have always loved being around kids and have wanted to work in pediatrics since I was young. It’s so fun to get to watch them grow and develop over time. It’s an enjoyable interaction that I look forward to every day.”
Marissa is a board certified physician assistant and joined Pediatric Associates of Gresham in 2012. She received her bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. She completed her Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) from the University of Colorado Children’s Health Alliance/Physician Assistant Program (CHA/PA).
Her hobbies include coaching gymnastics, scrapbooking, hiking, and traveling.
- Undergraduate: Kansas State University, BA in Life Sciences and Spanish, minor in Biology
- Graduate: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
- Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
- Organizations: American Academy of Physician Assistants, Oregon Society of Physician Assistants