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Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Joins Aurora Health Center in Marinette

Monday, January 12, 2009

Marinette, Wis. - Aurora Health Center in Marinette, 4061 Old Peshtigo Road, welcomes Nurse Practitioner Jean Deffner.

Deffner will work with Yasser Salem, M.D., a board-certified cardiologist, to provide comprehensive cardiology services as well as primary care services to adult patients.

Deffner received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., and her master's degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Ariz. She then completed her training at Arizona State University and received her nurse practitioner certificate. Deffner joins Aurora with five years of cardiology experience in clinical and hospital settings.

Community members are invited to meet Deffner and Salem from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at a free welcome reception, which will be held at Aurora Health Center, 4061 Old Peshtigo Road. Refreshments will be served.

Deffner's office will be located in the cardiology department with Salem's team at Aurora Health Center, 4061 Old Peshtigo Road, in Marinette.

Deffner starts seeing patients on Monday, Jan. 26. To schedule an appointment, call 715-732-8050.

Aurora Health Care is a non-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 80 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Jen Strebel (920-496-6369)

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