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February 18, 2002|STAFF REPORTS

Job shadow program for ECRMC employees

Two employees at El Centro Regional Medical Center participated in a job shadow program recently.

Amanda Magaña, base hospital coordinator for emergency services, said two students from Central Union High School and three from Wilson Junior High, both in El Centro, and one from Calipatria High School concentrated on the emergency room. One student from Holtville High followed later. Dr. Michael Berry was the emergency room physician on duty for that day.

Mitzi Gragson, nurse manager in the maternal child department, was shadowed by five students from Brawley Union, Imperial and Central Union high schools.

Health center welcomes new chiropractor

Clinic Director Jeff Callahan, D.C., announced the association of Jason Rezansoff, D.C., to the staff of Phenomenal Health Center in Brawley.


Rezansoff hails from New Westminister, British Columbia, Canada, and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Victoria in British Columbia.

He graduated from Los Angeles Chiropractic College in Whittier in 2000 with Sigma Tau Delta academic honors.

Rezansoff, his wife, Tamara, and daughter Ashlynn come to Brawley from Running Springs.

Pioneers announces a new nurse practitioner

Pioneers Health Center has announced the addition of Mary Kay Klockmann, family nurse practitioner, to its staff.

A life-long Imperial Valley resident, Klockmann became a registered nurse in 1986.

She earned her family practitioners license three years ago, graduating from the Stanford Primary Care Program.

In the Garcia Mall on South Fourth Street in El Centro, the Pioneers Health Center has been serving the Valley for 12 years.

Originally specializing in women's health issues such as obstetrical care, birth control and hormone replacement therapy, services have been expanded to include a full range of family medical needs for men and women. Treatment for allergies and asthma, diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and other general medical services

are offered.

With the addition of Klockmann, the Pioneers Health Center will have three nurse practitioners available to serve the public from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.

For appointments and

insurance verification call 337-3000.

E.C. Chamber announces its February mixer

The El Centro Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau will have its February mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Old Post Office Pavilion, 230 S. 5th St.

The Imperial County Arts Council and the Imperial County Film Commission are sponsoring this month's mixer. All chamber members are invited and encouraged to attend.

For more information call 352-3681.

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