Marie Stark

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Annie Richardson Bass Building 2003 | 817-257-5663


Loyola University,Chicago,Illinois, Master of Science in Nursing

Baylor University,Waco/Dallas,Texas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Courses Taught

Public Health Nursing Clinical
Health Assessment Lab
Clinical Reasoning and Simulation ll
Maternal, Child and Family Nursing Clinical

Areas of Focus

Inpatient Obstetrics, Social and Emotional Literacy, Promoting Career and Academic Readiness, Partnerships in Education, Health Literacy

2020 Excellence in IPE Collaborative Award (National), Honorable Mention: Community Empowerment and Education. Teresa Wagner, Marie Stark, Jamie Loke. Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC)

2018 “Abating Maternal Mortality: Development of an Innovative Curriculum”. Teresa Wagner & Marie Stark. Association of Teachers of Maternal Child Health

2017 Dallas Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses

Inpatient Obstetric Certification (National Certification Corporation)

Sigma Theta Tau International

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing

Association of Teachers of Maternal & Child Health (ATMCH)

Core team member with Tarrant County Public Health’ s collaboration with City Match- BEST Cities Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes.

Speaker’s Bureau member with Cook Children’s Safe Baby Sleep Council.

Member of community-based Health Equity Alliance to improve maternal/infant health in Tarrant County.

Teresa Wagner, Marie Stark & Amy Raines Milenkov (2020) What About Mom? Health Literacy and Maternal Mortality, Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 24:1, 50-61, DOI: 10.1080/15398285.2019.1710980

Teresa Wagner, Erika L. Thompson, Amber Gadson, Marie Stark, Kim Bush & Amy Raines-Milenkov (2020) Postpartum Education and Health Literacy: New Moms’ Perspectives, Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 24:4, 346-359, DOI: 10.1080/15398285.2020.1810964

Speaker, May 2, 2019, Costa Mesa, California, 18th Annual Health Literacy Conference, Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Speaker, May 17, 2019, Frisco, Texas, 2019 AWHONN Texas State Conference, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Poster Presentation: August 1, 2019, Hurst, TX. Education through a Health Literacy Lens: An Evaluation of Access, Understanding, Appraisal and Application. DFW Hospital Council Safety Conference,

Panelist, June 22, 2020, TCU Engaged Faculty, Service Learning in Virtual Environments Webinar