Hannibal Courier-Post

C.H.A.R.T. Partnership to learn about public health at April 19 meeting

Patsey Dieleman
Posted: Apr. 16, 2017 12:01 am

The Northeast Missouri C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meeting on Wednesday, April 19, will feature guest speaker Patsey Dieleman. Dieleman’s presentation will provide an overview of Public Health in Missouri.

Dieleman is the Eastern District Nurse Consultant for the Maternal Child Health Program with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). She has been a Registered Nurse for twenty two years. She has worked for the State of Missouri in a variety of programs for over nineteen years including Children with Special Health Care Needs and Show Me Healthy Women and has been in her current position for one year.

Dieleman earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Graceland University.

The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meets the third Wednesday of each month at Fiddlestiks in Hannibal with lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by a program and the meeting at Noon. Healthcare and social service organizations and leaders throughout Northeast Missouri are encouraged to participate. The Partnership encourages and supports initiatives which enhance the health and vitality of residents of Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls and Shelby counties. The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership serves as a vehicle for regular dialogue among regional health leaders, encouraging a shared understanding of regional health challenges and the emergence of activity designed to enhance the health and wellbeing of residents of the region. For more information about the C.H.A.R.T. Partnership, contact Tom Dugger, Executive Director for Families and Communities Together (F.A.C.T.) and 2017 Chairperson for the Partnership, at Tom.Dugger@mcfact.org.