Meet the Provider - Marie Houseal
Prior to becoming a member of the FastMed team, Marie worked as a provider for Advanced Urgent Care at the clinic off of Thomas road in Phoenix for two years.
She was originally reared in rural Iowa, but moved to North Carolina where she lived for 11 years while attending college. She received her Bachelors of Nursing East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina in 2003, then returned to receive her Master’s in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification in 2010. As a nurse, she has worked in a variety of different areas including cardiac surgery, emergency room and surgical/neurosurgical/trauma ICU. Marie also traveled for three years in emergency rooms as a nurse all over the United States before completing her FNP Certification. As an FNP in North Carolina, she worked in mental health outpatient and primary care and urgent care in Greenville for two years. In 2011, she moved to Arizona and joined Advanced Urgent Care.
Marie is married and has been with her husband Carlos for seven years and they are expecting their first child together, a boy, due this July. (Congratulations Marie!). She also has a stepson named Anthony.
In her free time, Marie enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, reading, going on hikes and drives up to the mountains. She also enjoys relaxing by the pool or at the beach.