Marguerite “Mopsy” Ballard, PA-C, was born in Berlin, Germany, and raised in Washington, D.C.  She graduated from Duke University in 1975, and received her PA degree from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in 1980.  She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  She has had additional specialty training in the area of child abuse.  She is fluent in Spanish.