Marie Simpson, BSN, RN, CDCES
Marie Simpson is a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist who graduated from Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana. Subsequently, she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and is a member of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists. Since 2019, Marie has and continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.
Currently employed at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana, Marie serves as Diabetes Care and Education Coordinator for both outpatient and inpatient services, as well as the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Diabetes program that is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. She also serves as Chairperson for the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital Mission Committee, is a certified trainer for multiple insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems, and is a certified Lifestyle Coach for the CDC’s diabetes prevention program. Marie has experience working in the emergency/trauma department, med-surg renal department, as an operating room circulation nurse, and as a staff nurse at the American Diabetes Association's Camp Victory, diabetes summer camp for kids.