Mariea Snell, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, is an adjunct professor of nursing. She formerly serve as the president of the Missouri State Board of Nursing. In addition, she works as a family nurse practitioner at Maven Clinic Inc., where she diagnoses and treats common primary care conditions using telehealth. Before coming to Walden, Dr. Snell worked as a family nurse practitioner program faculty member at Saint Louis University, where she instructed students on adult, pediatric, women’s, and geriatric health. Prior to that, she was a research nurse of infectious diseases at Washington University in St. Louis for four years before earning her FNP. At Washington University she managed all aspects of clinical research, including patient physical assessments, review of labs, monitoring of study treatments, protocol development, study startup, process and budget development, IRB submission, subject recruitment, informed consent process, study visit completion, CRF data entry, adverse event reporting, and study publication.