Marcia K. Miller, BSN, MSN, ARNP

Marcia K. Miller, BSN, MSN, ARNP

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Marcia received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in 1983 and quickly began her diabetes education career at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup WA. She was in the first group of Registered Nurses and Registered Dieticians to become certified in diabetes education ( CDE) in 1985. She was the coordinator of diabetes education at Good Samaritan Hospital for 23 years and helped this program grow to provide multiple services and become an American Diabetes Association Accredited Diabetes Program.

Marcia then decided to go onto graduate school and received her Master of Science Degree in Nursing from PLU in 2003. She received her Master Degree in Nursing and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. A nurse practitioner can perform advanced practice in assessment, diagnosis, ordering and interpreting lab/ procedures and prescribing medications. She works independently and sees her own panel of patients and collaborates with all other physicians and health care providers.

She joined Dr. Stonesifer’s endocrine practice in 2004 and specializes in treating people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. She deeply understands the daily balance of responsibility for health care choices as she has lived with Type 1 diabetes since age 9. She is passionate about helping others with chronic diseases. She has been a past president of Washington American Diabetes Association and the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators. She is the co-founder and medical director for Camp Leo, a summer camp for children with diabetes for 22 years.

Marcia enjoys the honor of helping people with a variety of endocrine conditions. She believes in teamwork and empowering people to care for their own health.