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JohannesHD2016SmallTonya Johannes, ARNP-BC

Tonya Johannes, ARNP-BC, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at MHP who treats patients of all ages and has a special interest in skin care. 

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01 December 2016
Whether you’re a woman in need of her yearly mammogram or bringing your child in for an X-ray of a possible broken bone, radiation can be a concern. Do you know what radiation really is?MHP Director of Radiology does! In fact, her entire department would be lost without it! Radiation is used in various medical imaging tests to help determine the best treatment option for patients without extreme measures such as exploratory surgery. The ionizing ...
17 November 2016
Ever leave the Thanksgiving table feeling like you are the stuffed turkey? We’ve all had that experience at one time or another and it can lead to what’s so fondly referred to as a food coma and tight pants, which nobody enjoys! The average person gains one to two pounds every holiday season. May sound innocent enough but if you keep that on over 10 years, it adds up to 20 pounds! Keeping control during your holiday celebrations can leave everyo...

MHP Awards Scholarships

Mahaska Health Partnership Awards Scholarships

Mahaska Health Partnership recently awarded two $750 scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a career in a health-related field.

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Josie Beecher, Oskaloosa High School   Brittany Brown, North Mahaska High School

Scholarship winners were chosen by the MHP Board of Trustees. They must have attended high school in Mahaska County and be accepted to an accredited school leading to a health-related career.

The 2013 MHP Scholarship winners are Josie Beecher of Oskaloosa, a senior at Oskaloosa High School who plans to attend the University of Iowa for physical therapy; and Brittany Brown of New Sharon, who attends North Mahaska High School and will be studying for a career as a child life specialist at William Penn University in the fall.

“Mahaska Health Partnership is honored to be able to present scholarships to students planning to enter a health related career,” MHP Board of Trustee Secretary Becky Siefering said. “We understand firsthand the value of well-trained healthcare professionals who are dedicated to the work they do.

“These scholarships are a way for MHP to both give back to our community and to foster the growth of healthcare as a profession.
We are grateful for the opportunity to assist
local students in reaching their educational and career goals.”