Eileen Pazderka Smith | M.D.
She has been board certified in Dermatology since 1997. She enjoys all aspects of Dermatology but has a special interest in skin cancer detection and treatment. She is involved in clinical research and presently has several clinical research trials active.She graduated from medical school in 1990. She attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her internship was in Internal Medicine and her residency was in Dermatology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
She enjoys teaching and has been active in educating the public and her colleges. She has published in several scientific journals and dermatology books.
She is married to Martin J. Smith and has two children, Tyler and Dylan. She lives in Walla Walla Washington and enjoys the out doors. When time permits she enjoys bicycling, skiing and hiking.
Marla Kae Stahlnecker | ARNP
Marla Kae graduated from Washington State University in 2005 as a Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master’s in Nursing. While studying for her master’s, she developed an interest in dermatology and chose to take elective internships in this specialty. These internships were done at Walla Walla Veterans Hospital and Walla Walla Clinic.
Her research and thesis work focused on positive lifestyle change, preventative health and the role of the primary care provider. She continues to pursue her research interests by participating as a sub-investigator in clinical trials conducted through Eastern Washington Dermatology.
She has practiced as a registered nurse for twenty-six years and graduated from Loma Linda University with her Bachelor’s in Nursing in 1983. Her career in nursing extends from labor and delivery to hospice care; in many capacities from bedside nursing to administration. She has also had the fortunate experience of using her nursing skills at a small mission hospital in Zambia.
Marla Kae is married to Leslie E. Stahlnecker. They reside in Walla Walla, Washington and are blessed with two children, Megan and Jeff. She finds joy in spending time with her family and friends, exercising, gourmet cooking, music and travel.