DCHS launches Primary Care Center
The Dickinson County Chamber of Commerce and hospital supporters participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the new Dickinson Primary Care Center, located in suite 210 of the DCHS Medical Office Building, 1711 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain. The center combines pediatric and family practice care, along with offering “same-day” appointments. From left are Suzanne Larson, chamber executive director; Ray King, ambassador; Dennis Smith, DCHS chief restructuring officer; Joe Stevens, Dickinson County commissioner; Katelyn Rader, U.P. regional director for U.S. Sen. Gary Peters; Barb Kramer, county commissioner; Kate Argall, administrative assistant for Office of the Governor, Northern Michigan; Kevin Pirlot, county commissioner; Kim VanOsdol, DCHS Hospital Board; state Sen. Ed McBroom; George Wuensch, physician’s assistant; Vanessa Mitchell, PA; Dr. Steven Wiles; Margaret Minerick, DCHS Hospital Board chairwoman; Dr. Kiyomi Hachiya; Bill Edberg, DCHS Hospital Board; Denise Lind, ambassador; Marcus Smithson, DCHS Orthopedics and Sports Medicine coordinator; Kim Merrill, DCHS; Andree Ahnen, DCHS; Matt Lutz, ambassador; Kristin Moser, DCHS; Christine Borgstrom, family nurse practitioner; Gary Fish, ambassador; Teresa Schettler, DCHS; and ambassadors Sandi Petroff, Robert Whitens and Trisha Peterson.