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Tammy Simpkins, APRN Joins Cardiology at CMC/DHK

April 29, 2015
Keene, NH

Tammy Simpkins, APRN

Tammy Simpkins, APRN

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene (CMC/DHK) is pleased to welcome back Tammy Simpkins, APRN to CMC/DHK's Department of Cardiology. Tammy had worked in the Intensive Care Unit at CMC/DHK for several years before accepting a position at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in the Cardiology Department.

Tammy completed the Adult, Acute and Gerontology Nurse Practitioner curriculum and holds a Master of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Excelsior College in Albany, New York. Tammy worked previously at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, New Hampshire as a Cardiology Inpatient nurse practitioner.

The mission of Cardiology Services is to positively impact the health and well-being of our community by developing and providing a regional program of comprehensive, integrated services focused on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and cardiac rehabilitation. The Cardiology providers and staff emphasize care related to prevention and promotion through the empowerment of the patient by increasing awareness and personal commitment, treatment of acute short term problems, with the goal to improve the cardiac condition and maximizing the well-being of patients with chronic heart disease to achieve optimal quality of life.

About Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation's healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Healthy Monadnock 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation's healthiest community by 2020. Cheshire Medical Center is a Dartmouth-Hitchcock affiliate hospital. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.

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