NEW POSTS: The following recently joined area health care facilities:
• Dr. James Stanga has joined family medi-cine at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. Stanga previously worked in the emergency department at Mayo Clinic Health System–Red Cedar in Menomonie.
He earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City and completed his family practice residency at St. Francis Family Practice in Wichita, Kansas.
Stanga is board-certified in family medicine with the American Board of Family Practice. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and American Board of Family Medicine, and is certified in advanced trauma, obstetric and cardiac life support.
• Physician assistant Amanda Nogee has joined internal med-icine at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.
Nogee earned her bachelor’s degree in biology at UW-Eau Claire and her Master of Physician Assistant degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. Her previous work experience includes five years working as an emergency medical technician in Madison.
Nogee is certified by the American Heart Association in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support.
• Physician assistant Deborah Pacey has joined the orthopedics department at Mayo Clinic Health System–Northland in Barron.
Pacey earned her bachelor’s degree in physician assistant studies from UW-Madison.
Previously, Pacey served as a physician assistant with the orthopedic trauma department at Marshfield Clinic. She has more 10 years of clinical/surgical orthopedic practice in a rural setting.
Pacey is board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery. She also is certified in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support.
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ADVANCED DEGREE: Anne Pretasky, director of critical care services at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, recently earned her Master of Science in nursing degree in leadership and management from Walden University in Minneapolis.
Pretasky also holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Viterbo University in La Crosse. She has served Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals for a combined total of 25 years.
From staff reports