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Mary Bucher, MS, APRN, FNP

Special Assistant to the Chancellor | Public Health and COVID-19 Response

"I think it’s very important that everyone feel safe accessing medical care. Health care is a right that everyone should have."

Mary Bucher, MS, APRN, FNP, is the special assistant to the Chancellor for Public Health & COVID-19 Response. She joined USC Upstate in 2016 as director of Health Services. She is a board certified family nurse practitioner who enjoys holistic health for individuals and populations, and health care system quality improvement. In March of 2020, Ms. Bucher helped guide the University through early incident response to COVID-19, and moved on to help lead the COVID-19 Response Team, assisting in the development and implementation of the Safe Start Risk Mitigation Plan. She is a native Ohioan and an alumna of the Ohio State University.


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