The U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve office awarded Citizen Potawatomi Nation East Clinic pharmacist Penny Southern its Patriotic Employer Award after a nomination from a co-worker and Air National Guard member.
George A. Vascellaro, D.O. – Chief Medical Officer for Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services and board-certified Osteopath gives an update on CPNHS and the coronavirus pandemic in fall 2021.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services welcomed Dakota LeClaire as the new East Clinic public health nurse in March 2021.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services Director of Clinical Operations, Lauren Bristow, has served on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. She worked closely with fellow CPNHS leadership to organize COVID-19 testing and vaccination drives while also helping the Tribe’s clinics maintain operation.
CPN Health Services’ expansions over the last decade include medical professionals, departments, & services, as evidenced by the increase in patients/visits. Also added: mammography, CT, MRI, optometry, urgent care, physical therapy and more.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Amanda Bradley finds satisfaction in working hard in the challenging public health sector. She began her career with the Indian Health Service three years ago. Bradley oversees communication between IHS and its grantees for several projects in the Oklahoma City area.
As chief medical officer for Exer Urgent Care clinics in Southern California, Dr. Cory Spurlock and his staff have adjusted their focus several times since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Patient needs dictated changes in on-boarding, increased testing and new technology.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services visitors to CPN East Clinic may have noticed a new face greeting patients seeing a doctor, filling a prescription or getting an X-ray. New clinic manager Jeffrey Cleveland now supervises operations at the tribe’s first clinic after joining in mid-2017 from Saint Anthony’s Hospital. Cleveland was born in Tishomingo, Oklahoma Read More »
As Festival 2015 approaches, Potawatomi from across the world will visit our clinics and meet with our health providers. With that in mind I wanted to provide an update on what may have been added to the CPN Health Services since many last visited. In the last two years our dental program has doubled in Read More »
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services, serving thousands of federally recognized tribal members, employees and their spouses prides itself on offering the best trained staff in Indian Country. This is due in large part to the continuing education of its medical professionals, who spend several days and weeks each year learning about the latest developments Read More »