Marlene St. Juste, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Marlene St. Juste, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC is a Lecturer at the Yale School of Nursing. She is also a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has a passion for women’s health and community health. She strives to see improved outcomes for vulnerable populations. She graduated from Sacred Heart University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and Fairfield University with a Master of Science degree in Nursing. She has previously worked as a Registered Nurse at Bridgeport Hospital in the Labor and Delivery Unit where she was a recipient of the Florence Nightingale Award. She has also worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the Bridgeport community where she treated and diagnosed ailments plaguing minorities, pediatric patients, women and the elderly. She quickly became aware of the sub-optimal outcomes of patients from underserved communities and those with lower socioeconomic status. This led her to become active in her community as a Consumer Representative for the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy Quality Council. As a Consumer Representative, she works with other health care professionals to provide quality benchmarks and identify ways to eliminate health disparities that exist within the state of Connecticut. Prior to joining the faculty at the Yale School of Nursing, Marlene worked at the University of Bridgeport as an Assistant Professor of Nursing where she taught Maternity and Community courses as well as clinical courses. She serves as a Youth Leader at her church in the Bridgeport area. She is passionate about the spiritual health of adolescents and mentors numerous young men and women. She has spoken at The Connecticut League of Nursing Student RN Day.