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Tribal Health and Wellness News Chehalis Tribal Wellness Staff Profles: Wellness Providers Hello Chehalis for several My name is Catherine Casey, ARNP in our church. I was a volunteer Tribal years. While I and I am very excited to have the frefghter for 8 years and if I had Community! was working opportunity to work with you as a more time would resume this. I am Molly at the hospital, clinician alongside those that have Mellon, ARNP I received my been serving you at the Chehalis I love working here and even in at the Chehalis Master’s in Tribal Wellness Center. I have been this short time have met some Tribal Wellness nursing from here as a permanent Tribal employee amazing people and fostered lasting Center. I WSU, so since mid July and am very excited relationships. I look forward to have been that I could for the future. settling down and serving this working here become a nurse community for years to come. practitioner. as a temporary I am fortunate to get back to employee for Despite my roots and work in a small In medicine, I focus on health a year but spending most community. I am originally from maintenance and disease prevention am happy of my life in Grays Harbor growing up in both with an emphasis in diabetes and to announce Molly Mellon, ARNP school, I’ve Hoquiam and Elma and have always cardiovascular disease. I have a I have now Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center enjoyed lots had the intention of serving a small been hired as a of travel, am rural community. I love the ability to special interest in sports/emergency permanent tribe employee. married and have a beautiful 8 work with individuals and families medicine, and pediatrics. month old daughter. For hobbies I from infancy through adulthood. A little about me: I was raised enjoy reading, cooking, gardening If we haven’t met, please come in Hood River, Oregon and after and knitting (although I don’t have My background is in family down and introduce yourself and high school went to Oregon State time for very many of those these practice, hospice and emergency say hello! University and majored in marine days raising a busy little baby!). medicine. I obtained my biology. After I graduated I spent undergraduate degree from a number of years working as Since I grew up in a small University of Washington and my a marine biologist in Oregon, community I love working in a graduate degree from Washington Washington, Alaska and New setting like this one, as it gives me State University. I have diffculty the opportunity to know my patients Zealand. During that time I got a and their families on a personal deciding who should win the Master’s degree in marine biology level. Apple Cup!! at Western Washington University. Despite all that work, I decided I I’ve already really enjoyed working I currently live in Roy with my was ready for a change and wanted a with the Chehalis tribal community husband of 13 years and our 8 career that would allow me to work and look forward to being here for year old son. If not in the clinic I with humans, not seaweed. the long haul. am usually with family shuttling our son to one practice or another. I went to University of Washington I’m excited to be joining a strong I am a huge baseball fan, love where I attained my Bachelor degree and caring team who are all to cook/try new foods, going to in nursing. I took the opportunity to dedicated to attending to your health CrossFit, being outside as much Catherine Casey, ARNP work as an RN at St. Peter Hospital and well being. as possible and am quite active Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center Mammogram Dates DSHS Program Biggest Loser Contest February 19, 2014 Every Tuesday Starts Monday January 6, 2014 March 18, 2014 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at CTWC May 6, 2014 A representative from DSHS will be For more information contact Christina Hicks available. Contact the Chehalis Tribal There will a $25 buy-in. For more information Community Wellness Manager, CTWC at Wellness Center at 360-273-5504 to schedule contact the Prevention Team staff at 360-709-1741 an appointment. 360-273-5504. Page 4   
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