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Penny Petersen

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Penny Petersen

Penny was born in Dell Rapids, SD, and graduated from Mitchell High School.  She attended Dakota Wesleyan University where she earned a four year Psychology degree.  She then pursued a nursing degree from the University of Phoenix. She worked as a nurse in Denver, CO, before she joined the US Air Force. She was stationed in many places during her military career, and was also deployed in Desert Storm. She finished up her military career in Arizona where she earned her Master's degree, specializing as a Nurse Practitioner.

Twenty years later she "retired" back to Mitchell and joined the Avera Occupational Medicine Team as a part-time provider.