Mary started her career in medicine working in pharmaceutical research. She was involved in Phase I, II, III, IV clinical trials for almost a decade. Her strong background in pharmacology led her to pursue a medical program.
She joined the North Dakota Army National guard, within a year of completing her training she deployed to Afghanistan for 12 months.
Upon return home she completed her Bachelor's degree from North Dakota State University. Mary then graduated from Philadelphia University in 2011 with her Master's of Physician Assistant Studies. She began her PA career at Temple's Episcopal Hospital Crisis Response Center, evaluating patients in mental health crisis to provide stabilization and resources. Since then she has worked in, detoxes/rehabs, inpatient mental health hospitals and outpatient clinics. She has a focus on trauma informed care and has provided lectures in the community on trauma's impact.
Collaborating Physician: Dr. Neil Scheurich