SwedishAmerican Welcomes Two New Advanced Practice Nurses

SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome our new advanced practice nurses, Andrea Henrey and Amanda Ritter.

Andrea has joined SwedishAmerican Palliative Care. As an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, Andrea will partner with Dr. Juliette Kalweit and Catherine Gentz, APN to provide compassionate palliative care to hospitalized patients and their families at SwedishAmerican.

Andrea received a master of science in nursing from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb and is certified as an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner. As a long-time employee of SwedishAmerican, Andrea has worked as a staff nurse in the emergency department, and most recently worked as a case manager.

Amanda is an advanced practice nurse who has joined Dr. Neal Kellenberger at SAMG/Belvidere. Amanda will partner with Dr. Kellenberger to expand his practice and provide extended patient care and enhanced chronic disease management to his patients.

Amanda completed a bachelor of science in nursing at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. She received a master of science degree in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Addison, Illinois and is certified as a family nurse practitioner.

For further information, contact:

Katryna Kirby