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Rural Medical Clinics Welcome Tanya Schaeffer

11/20/13

Tanya Schaeffer of Harrisburg, SD, will join the medical staff at Rural Medical Clinics beginning December 2.

Tanya is a DNP - Doctorate of Nursing Practice.  She graduated from SDSU in 2006 with her BS in nursing.

She began her career as a circulating nurse in the operating room at Sanford, then worked in public health with the Nurse Family Partnership Program in Sioux Falls for four years, doing maternal/child health.  For the past three years she has worked at Avera Behavioral Health.

Tanya returned to school in 2009, obtaining her degree as a Doctorate of Nursing Practice, graduating in August.

"I am excited to be working in a small town," she said.  "I grew up in a small town in Wyoming."

Tanya and her husband Brad have two young daughters - Hannah, age 6 and Hadley age 23 months.  She enjoys spending time with her family, scrapbooking and doing outdoor activities.

WELCOME TANYA TO RURAL MEDICAL CLINICS AND FREEMAN REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES!!