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8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-7059
e-mail: angela-trachta@uiowa.edu

Release: Jan. 4, 2002

Marengo Medial Center open house Jan. 16 to welcome Getner

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited to an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Marengo Medical Center to welcome certified physician assistant Jil Getner.

Getner, who started her practice at Marengo in November, graduated from Marshalltown School of Nursing in 1971 as a registered nurse. In 1990, she received her bachelor's degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines and became a physician assistant. She has formerly worked as a physician assistant in Des Moines and Tampa, Fla.

Local residents are encouraged to come by the clinic and greet the newest addition to the Marengo staff. Refreshments will be available, as well as an opportunity to meet the rest of the staff at the clinic.

For more information about the open house, to make an appointment or for more information about Marengo Medical Center, call (319) 642-5213. The Marengo Medical Center is located at 255 West Lucas St.

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