Rachel Marquina was born and raised in New Jersey and now happily resides in Bradenton, Florida. She is a Nurse Practitioner and is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her nursing degree from the State College of Florida in Bradenton, Florida, and then went on to further her education, earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice with Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Rachel is credentialed at Blake Medical Center and Manatee Memorial Hospital. She is also active with local professional organizations including the Manatee Area Council for Advanced Nursing Practice. Rachel loves teaching and serves as a clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner students with her alma mater, Florida State University.
In her spare time, she enjoys being with her husband and children. Notably, Rachel is a native Spanish speaker and is fluently bilingual.