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Marissa Trosen

Marissa Trosen


Director of Clinical Education/Instructor

Office Building


Mailing Address

Sanford Hospital M425
1305 W 18th St Sioux Falls SD 57105
Sioux Falls, SD 57105


Marissa Trosen is the Director of Clinical Education for the Respiratory Care program. She graduated from Dakota State University with her Associate Degree in Respiratory Care in 2013. While being employed at Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital in Miller, SD she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Respiratory Care. As a staff therapist at the hospital in Miller, Marissa saw patients in the home, inpatient, and outpatient settings. In 2016 she was promoted to the Director of Ancillary Services where she began splitting her time between administrative duties and patient care. As a hospital director Marissa oversaw the laboratory, radiology, therapy services, and respiratory care departments. She was also the facility’s Quality Improvement leader, directing efforts to improve patient outcomes. In 2021 Marissa earned her Master’s Degree in Public Health, and in 2022 she began teaching for the SDSU Respiratory Care Program as the instructor for the Introduction to the Respiratory Care Profession course. In 2023, Marissa transitioned to the Director of Clinical Education role for the program.


2013 Associate of Science in Respiratory Care
2014 Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care
2021 Master of Public Health

Credentials and Certifications:
RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)
BLS (Basic Life Support)
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
CPHQ (Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality)