Provider Changes Happening at JMHS

Ali Peterson, APRN-CNP

Jill Christie, FNP-BC

Johnson Memorial Health Services (JMHS) Family Nurse Practitioner, Jill Christie, FNP-BC is retiring from her clinic practice. After 26 years of dedication to her patients, our healthcare organization, and the community, Jill has decided to retire. Her last day in the clinic will be on May 30, 2019.

JMHS is hosting an Open House Retirement Party for Jill on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 2-4 pm in JMHS’ Café/Chapel.  Please save the date and join us in thanking Jill for the wonderful healthcare she has provided these last 26+ years, as well as wish her the best!

In addition, Ali Peterson, APRN-CNP will be joining Johnson Memorial Health Services (JMHS) on May 7, 2019.  Ali will take over most of Jill’s patient panel starting May 31. Ali has more than eight years of healthcare experience. She graduated in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, North Dakota. Ali obtained her Master of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from South Dakota State University (SDSU) in 2016.

Ali has a strong background in rural health and has several ties to JMHS. She trained with Jill during her preceptorship and before that worked as an RN in our hospital. Ali provides a holistic approach to care considering a patient’s environment, nutrition, and body system as a whole when treating medical conditions.

JMHS is staffed with six of the most knowledgeable and caring providers in the area. Drs. Larry Grong and Erik Shelstad, and Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) Carla Lee, Julie Olson, Renae Durfee, and Ali Peterson are available to see patients. JMHS is currently in the process of recruiting for a physician to round out our medical staff team.

For more information regarding these provider changes, please contact Cori Bothun, Clinic Manager, at 320-769-4393.