April 23, 2014

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Matt Cabrera Svendsen, Third Year Medical Student at ACMC-Willmar

Habla Español? Third-Year Medical Student Matt Cabrera Svendsen Does.

Third-year medical student Matt Cabrera Svendsen was working on his master of public health degree when he volunteered his time at the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic in Minneapolis.  Many of his patients spoke Spanish, but he did not.  He quickly realized that no matter how much medical knowledge he had, language barriers made it difficult for him to help his patients.  So … [More]

Melissa Pavek, Third-Year Medical Student at ACMC-Willmar

Third-Year Medical Student Melissa Pavek: Hiking Adventures through Minnesota State Parks

Before starting rotations as a third-year medical student at ACMC in Willmar, Melissa Pavek had already spent some time in the Willmar area.  She and her family had hiked Sibley State Park many years before. What started out as a family vacation quickly became a family affair for Melissa and her family.  It’s become a lifelong passion. “When I was about 11 instead of … [More]

Meal Makeover: Chicken Marinara

We all know that some foods are good for us and others aren’t.  ACMC registered dietitian Jaime Schlomann visited an ACMC employee break room to offer a surprise makeover of one lucky employee's lunch. The Meal Chicken marinara with  wheat noodles,  chicken and homemade spaghetti sauce. The Verdict This meal is low fat.  It includes wheat pasta, and the chicken is … [More]

ACMC-Willmar Receptionist Becky Bunn

ACMC Receptionist Becky Bunn: Life as Mom and a Military Wife

Being a military wife isn’t always easy. For Becky Bunn, an information desk receptionist at ACMC-Willmar, the hardest times are when her husband Randy is overseas on a mission. Her husband is a full-time Minnesota National Guard chief warrant officer. Most recently Randy served in Afghanistan, where he was in charge of the maintenance shop that prepared equipment for … [More]