Summary

“My main philosophy has been to do what’s best for the patient and let the patient be a strong advocate for their own care. It’s important for me that patients feel supported and included in their care."

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Mount Nittany Physician Group

Specialties and Biography

Shannon Marker, CRNP joins Mount Nittany Physician Group Nephrology.

Mount Nittany Physician Group Nephrology provides services at dialysis centers and outpatient clinic locations in the Centre, Clearfield, Huntingdon, and Mifflin County communities.

“I have worked closely with Mount Nittany Health physicians and specifically the nephrology group. I like how closely they work with their patients and the care they give them,” said Shannon. “They are all very compassionate and provide patient-centered care.”

Shannon earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Penn State University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University. A native of Colorado, Shannon moved to Central Pennsylvania to pursue a degree in nursing from Penn State and decided to remain in the area as she pursued her nursing career. 

Her time working as a dialysis nurse in the Philipsburg and Huntingdon communities sparked her interest in the treatment of chronic kidney disease. She was thrilled with the opportunity to work with Mount Nittany Physician Group Nephrology upon the completion of her Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

“My main philosophy has been to do what’s best for the patient and let the patient be a strong advocate for their own care,” said Shannon. “It’s important for me that patients feel supported and included in their care.

When not working, Shannon enjoys spending time with her family, enjoying the outdoors and reading books. 

Education

Master of Science: NursingChamberlain University, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science: NursingPennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA
Associate of Science: NursingPennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA

 

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