• Marilyn Follen

  • Coordinator-Advance Care Planning

    • Advanced Care Planning
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. RL4 Marshfield, WI 54449


MSN, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
BSN, Viterbo College, LaCrosse

Work Experience

1988 to 1996:
Clinical Research Studies Manager / Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield
1984 to 1988:
Head Nurse / Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery, Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield
1980 to 1984:
Head Nurse / Obstetrics, Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield
1977 to 1980:
Maternal Nurse Practitioner, Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield
1975 to 1977:
Staff Nurse / Obstetrics, Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield
2004 to Present:
Administrator / Quality Improvement and Care Management, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
2001 to 2004:
Administrator / Business and Community Health Services, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
1998 to 2001:
Assistant Director / Business and Community Services, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
1996 to 1998:
Project Manager / Department of Proactive Health Services & Manager of the Health Screening Unit, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield

Select Publications

  • Follen MA, Johnson D, Kronenwetter SM. (1996). Nurses share their experience in the SUPPORT study. American Nurses Association Center for Ethics and Human Rights Communique Spring. 5(1):3-6.
  • Layde PM, Broste SK, Desbiens NA, Follen MA, Lynn J, Reding DJ, Vidaillet HJ. (1996 August). Generalizability of clinical studies conducted at tertiary care medical centers: a population-based analysis. J Clin Epidemiol. 49(8):835-841.
    PubMed ID: 8699201
  • Puopolo AL, Kennard MJ, Mallatratt L, Follen MA, Desbiens NA, Conners AF,...Phillips RS. (1997). Preferences for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Image J Nurs Sch. 29(3):229-235.
    PubMed ID: 9378477
  • Nordstrom DL, Layde PM, Olson KA, Stueland DT, Follen MA, Brand L. (1996 May). Fall-related occupational injuries on farms. Am J Ind Med. 29(5):509-515.
    PubMed ID: 8732925
  • Stueland DT, Nordstrom DL, Layde PM, Follen MA, Olson KA, Brand L, Gunderson PD. (1996 April). Case control study of agricultrual injuries to older farmers in central Wisconsin. J Am Geriatr Soc. 44(4):475-476.
    PubMed ID: 8636605
  • Hiltunen EF, Puopolo AL, Marks GK, Marsden C, Kennard MJ, Follen MA, Phillips RS. (1995 April). The nurse's role in end-of-life treatment discussions: preliminary report from the SUPPORT Project. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 9(3):68-77.
    PubMed ID: 7782815
  • Desbiens NA, Broste SK, Follen MA, Layde PM. (1990). A population-based study of the prevalence and outcome of serious illnesses in adults. J Clin Epidemiol. 43(Suppl):99S-102S.
    PubMed ID: 2254802
  • Nordstrom DL, Layde PM, Olson KA, Stueland DT, Brand L, Follen MA. (1995 October). Incidence of farm-work-related acute injury in a defined population. Am J Ind Med. 28(4):551-564.
    PubMed ID: 8533795
  • Kennard MJ, Speroff T, Puopolo AL, Follen MA, Mallatratt L, Phillips RB,...Connors AF. (1996 May). Participation of nurses in decision making for seriously ill adults. Clin Nurs Res. 5(2):199-219.
    PubMed ID: 8704666
  • Young NB, Stueland DT, Berg B, Follen MA, Wittman LM. (1996). Surveillance of riding and non-riding equestrian injuries at a rural medical center. APHA 124th Annual Meeting, New York City, NY, November 17 - 21, 1996. Abstract..
  • Young NB, Stueland DT, Lee BC, Gunderson PD, Follen MA. (1995). Equestrian injuries: surveillance at a rural medical center. APHA 123rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 29 - November 2, 1995. Abstract..
  • Follen MA, Castaneda R, Mikelson MA, Johnson DJ, Wilson A, Higuchi K. (2007 August). Implementing health information technology to improve the process of health care delivery: a case study. Dis Manag. 10(4):208-215.
    PubMed ID: 17718659
  • Vanderboom EW, Praxel TA, Follen MA, Erickson D, Gabert TC, Krueger K,...Ford TJ [including Penniman E, Dickinson MBeth.] (2008 December). Meeting the Big N. Clin Med Res. 6(3/4):125,C-C1-03.
  • Vanderboom EW, Praxel TA, Follen MA, Erickson D, Gabert TC, Krueger K,...Ford TJ [including Penniman E, Dickinson MBeth.] (2008 December). Planning Care for a Large Population. Clin Med Res. 6(3/4):126,C-C2-02.