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2021 Press Conferences

December 28, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments

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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., C.P.H.A., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

December 21, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Christopher Ledtke, M.D., Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Brian Lawson, Regional Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager, Munson Healthcare

December 14, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Joe Santangelo, M.D., Chief Quality and Safety Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., C.P.H.A., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., M.P.H., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

December 7, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., C.P.H.A., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

November 23, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; James Robertson, M.D., FAAP, Pediatrics, Kids Creek Children’s Clinic; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., C.P.H.A., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., M.P.H., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

November 9, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Christopher Ledtke, M.D., Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Nick Torney, PharmD, BCIDP, Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., C.P.H.A., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., M.P.H., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

October 26, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Brian Lawson, Regional Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager, Munson Healthcare

October 12, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Brian Lawson, Regional Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager, Munson Healthcare

September 28, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Christopher Ledtke, M.D., Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; James Robertson, M.D., Pediatrics, Kids Creek Children’s Clinic; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

August 31, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

August 17, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Christopher Ledtke, M.D., Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

August 3, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Brian Lawson, Regional Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager, Munson Healthcare

July 20, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jordan Powell, M.P.H., Epidemiologist, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

July 6, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

June 22, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Bonnie Kruszka, DNP, RN, NP, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Ambulatory Services, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

June 8, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

May 25, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

May 11, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Leah Doezema, High School Student; Olivia Ludka, High School Student; Ethan Roe, High School Student; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

May 4, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

April 27, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jim Jeakle, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital; Stacey Sensor, D.O., Obstetrics & Gynecology, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

April 20, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

April 13, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Nick Torney, PharmD, BCIDP, Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Christopher Ledtke, M.D., Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

April 6, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

March 23, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

March 16, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Nick Torney, PharmD, BCIDP, Infectious Diseases, Munson Healthcare; and Brian Lawson, Regional Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager, Munson Medical Center

March 9, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

March 2, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Nick Torney, PharmD, BCIDP, Infectious Diseases, Munson Healthcare; and Brian Lawson, Regional Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager, Munson Medical Center

February 23, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, CEO Northwest Michigan Health Services; Josh Meyerson, Medical Director, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan

February 9, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, CEO Northwest Michigan Health Services; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan

February 2, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: James Whelan, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Cadillac Hospital, and Medical Director, Munson Clinically Integrated Network; Nick Torney, PharmD, BCIDP, Infectious Diseases, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

January 26, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Mark Cannon, M.D., Ph.D., Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, CEO Northwest Michigan Health Services; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan

January 19, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Bonnie Kruszka, DNP, RN, NP, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Ambulatory Services, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

January 12, 2021  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, CEO Northwest Michigan Health Services; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan

January 5, 2021  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Nick Torney, Pharm.D., BCIDP, Munson Healthcare Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist; Mark Cannon, MD, PhD, Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare


2020 Press Conferences

December 29, 2020  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare; Michael Lahey, M.P.H., Emergency Preparedness Director, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Jennifer Morse, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, Medical Director, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, CEO Northwest Michigan Health Services; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Laurel Johnson, Public Information Officer, Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Rachel Pomeroy, Public Information Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department

December 22, 2020  |  Munson Healthcare Press Conference
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Matt Wille, President and CEO, Munson Medical Center; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare

December 15, 2020  |  Joint Press Conference with Health Departments
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Panelists: Christine Nefcy, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Munson Healthcare; Dianne Michalek, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Munson Healthcare; Nick Torney, PharmD, BCIDP, Infectious Disease, Munson Healthcare; Wendy Hirschenberger, M.P.H., Health Officer, Grand Traverse County Health Department; Lisa Peacock, M.S.N., R.N., WHNP-BC, Health Officer, Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and Health Department of Northwest Michigan; Jeannine Taylor Public Information Officer, District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Michigan Health Services

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