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Author Biography

Mary Frances is president of her own company, Health Options. She is master’s prepared in family health nursing with a minor in business administration, and a Public Health certification. She developed and managed two hospital’s Community Education departments. She produced an award-winning drama-documentary on drowning prevention and co-authored a workbook for parents. She has chaired the Drowning Prevention Network of Orange County, The Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County, and Orange County Safe Kids, and served as university faculty in nursing and health care administration. She has been a featured speaker at local, national, and international conferences. She is an expert in child injury prevention and has developed programs to help children be safe and secure, earning numerous awards in this area.



Additionally, Mary is an avid artist. She works in acrylics, watercolors, and pen and ink. Here are samples of her art.

Kids Safe and Secure

~ By  Mary Frances Marlin ~

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