Nurse Practitioner, UNC Acute and General Surgery
Ariel Marrs, DNP, is a trauma nurse practitioner at UNC Hospital. She received her Master of Science in Nursing degree and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Frontier Nursing University. Her Doctoral project focused on adequately screening and treating mental health disorders in underserved populations of North Carolina. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner in the Department of Acute and General Surgery at UNC, she worked 6 years as a trauma nurse at UNC Hospital and 2 years as a primary care provider. Ariel has served on many committees at UNC, and most recently has helped implement the Trauma Resilience and Recovery Program at UNC, a multidisciplinary clinical service designed to address the mental health needs of patients with traumatic injuries.