Member Spotlight

February 2017 NCNA Member Spotlight, Marie Campbell, DNP, FNP-BC, APRN

Marie Campbell, DNP, FNP-BC, APRN, a nurse of 27 years and a native of Columbus County, is extremely passionate about the nursing profession in North Carolina. Her commitment shines through in her natural ability to be an effective leader with compassion and dedication.

As a Family Nurse Practitioner at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville, NC, Dr. Campbell currently practices at the Southeast Primary Care Clinic.  She also serves as a preceptor for nurse practitioner students with the South East Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC), University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) School of Nursing, and Duke University School of Nursing.  In her community she serves as a role model, an active participant, educator, and leader in promoting NP practice, healthcare and wellness.

Dr. Campbell started her career path during her senior year of high school while in a counseling session with her guidance counselor. She discovered that nursing was a great fit with her skills and ability to unconditionally care for others. After graduation, she attended North Carolina Central University and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She then went on to further her education at East Carolina University and received her Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education, a Post-Master’s Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner and finally a Doctorate of Nursing Practice.

She is a proud member of NCNA, Doctor of Nursing Practice Council, Council of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association (ANA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She was a 2005 recipient of the NCNA Practice Nurse of the Year award.

Dr. Campbell’s Advice for a New Nurse:  I encourage all future nurses to seek to be the best that you can be. Aim high to achieve your goals and dreams. Be committed, persistent, dedicated to your profession and keep servant leadership in the forefront.

She also leaves one of her favorite quotes to remember, "People will forget what you said, they will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel!" - Maya Angelou

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Marie Campbell's favorite quote: “People will forget what you said, they will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel!" - Maya Angelou.