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Samantha Marquard, DNP, MPH, FNP-C

Associate Professor


  • D.N.P., Saint Louis University, 2021
  • M.S.N., Saint Louis University, 2009
  • M.P.H., Saint Louis University, 2007
  • B.S.N., Saint Louis University, 2004

Research Interests

Dr. Marquard's current research interests center around early childhood wellness and development. Particularly in the ways that play can improve social-emotional wellbeing and learning across childhood. Marquard is also interested in how the social determinants of health, and ACEs impact the social-emotional wellbeing of the young child. Finally, the experiences of health care and wellbeing of immigrant and refugee children and families are interests.

Publications and Media Placements

Honors and Awards

  • St. Louis Magazine Community Health Nurse of the Year - Finalist, 2024
  • Trudy Busch Valentine Faculty Excellence Award, 2020
  • St. Louis Magazine Nurse Practitioner of the Year- Finalist, 2020
  • March of Dimes Pediatric Nurse of the Year - Winner, 2019

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • Missouri Nurses Association