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Prairie Winds Dental Welcomes Outreach Students

(HOWARD, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) and Prairie Winds Dental, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry, are pleased to introduce two dental students who are doing their clinical rotations in Howard from September 16 – October 11. The students visiting Howard are Matt Anderson and Miranda Lommen-Mielke.

Matt Anderson, a Sioux Falls native, completed his Bachelor’s Degree at Augustana University in Sioux Falls. In his spare time, he enjoys playing violin, golfing and spending time outdoors. Anderson recently married his wife, Shelby, who is currently finishing her residency program as an optometrist. Their future plans include practicing in either Sioux Falls or Rapid City.

Miranda Lommen-Mielke, a Sioux Falls native, enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and puppy, as well as spending time with her family. After dental school she hopes to attend a Pediatric Residency program with hopes of providing dental care to children with special needs.

“It is a pleasure to welcome two dental students from the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry to our team at Prairie Winds Dental,” said Dr. Michelle Scholtz, Chief Dental Officer of Horizon. “Our partnerships with the area dental schools are a great opportunity to bring dental students back to our rural communities and introduce them to Horizon Health Care.”

For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 110,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Prairie Winds Dental Welcomes Outreach Students

(HOWARD, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) and Prairie Winds Dental, in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, are pleased to introduce two dental students who are doing their clinical rotations in Howard from July 15 – 31. The students visiting Howard are Ashton Parmley of Elkhorn, NE, and Adam Fjeldheim of Watertown, SD.

Parmley completed her Bachelor’s Degree at University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, especially spending time at the lake with her family and friends, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and snow skiing. Her future plans after dental school including going into private practice for general dentistry in the Sioux Falls, SD area. Parmley is looking forward to providing quality comprehensive care to the population of Howard and the surrounding communities.

Fjeldheim completed his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Biology from South Dakota State University. His hobbies include watching football games, playing golf, exercising and boating at the lake. After dental school he plans on moving back to South Dakota to begin practicing in the Sioux Falls, SD area. He is excited to work with the Horizon Health Care team.

“It is a pleasure to welcome two dental students from the University of Nebraska Medical Center to our team at Prairie Winds Dental,” said Dr. Michelle Scholtz, Chief Dental Officer of Horizon. “Our partnerships with the area dental schools are a great opportunity to bring dental students back to our rural communities and introduce them to Horizon Health Care.”

For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 110,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Madeline Pfeiffer, DDS, Joins Prairie Winds Dental

(HOWARD, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to welcome Madeline Pfeiffer, DDS, to Prairie Winds Dental in Howard, SD. Dr. Pfeiffer joins Michelle Scholtz, DDS and Megan Palmquist, RDH, to provide quality dental care to the Howard community.

A recent graduate of the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry, Dr. Pfeiffer is originally from Sioux Falls, SD. She completed her undergraduate studies at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, graduating in 2015 with a degree in ACS Biochemistry. She previously provided dental care at Horizon’s De Smet Dental Services in the fall 2018 during her student dental rotations.

“I chose dentistry because I’ve experienced first-hand how rewarding providing care for patients can be,” stated Madeline Pfeiffer, DDS. “I’m looking forward to providing care for patients who can’t receive care elsewhere and becoming a part of the Howard community.”

Dr. Pfeiffer is currently available for appointments at Prairie Winds Dental. In her spare time, she enjoys watching soccer, reading, playing clarinet and spending time at the cabin with family.

For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 110,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Prairie Winds Dental Clinic Welcomes Outreach Student

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(HOWARD, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) and Prairie Winds Dental Clinic, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, are pleased to introduce a dental student who is doing her clinical rotations in Howard from September 10 – October 5.

The student visiting Howard is Skyler Moderow of Casselton, ND. Moderow completed her undergraduate degree at the University of North Dakota, during which she joined the North Dakota Air National Guard. Her plans after dental school include attending an AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) Dental Residency at the Air Force. Following her AEGD Dental Residency, she will work as a dentist in the Air Force for four years. Moderow, who was recently married, is looking forward to the married life with her husband, Konstantine, who works at the Ellsworth Air Force Base. Her interests include reading and watching Netflix and swimming, tubing and jet skiing at her parent’s lake cabin.

“It is a pleasure to once again welcome a dental student from the University of Minnesota to our team at Prairie Winds Dental,” said Dr. Michelle Scholtz, Chief Dental Officer of Horizon. “Our partnerships with the area dental schools are a great opportunity to bring dental students back to our rural communities and introduce them to Horizon Health Care.”

For the past forty years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 105,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Prairie Winds Dental Clinic Welcomes Outreach Student

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(HOWARD, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) and Prairie Winds Dental Clinic, in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, are pleased to introduce a dental student who is doing her clinical rotations in Howard from March 19 – April 5.

The student visiting Howard is Megan Eitemiller of Chadron, NE. Eitemiller’s plans after dental school include joining a private practice closer to home as an associate dentist. Her interests include cooking, outdoor activities and traveling.

“It is a pleasure to once again welcome a dental student from the University of Nebraska Medical Center to Howard,” said Dr. Michelle Scholtz, Chief Dental Officer of Horizon. “Our partnership has been very beneficial to Horizon, as these dental rotations are a great opportunity to bring dental students back to our rural communities.”

For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 105,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Prestn, Marin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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Jamie Kern Kohler, DDS, Joins Prairie Winds Dental

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(HOWARD, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to introduce Jamie Kern Kohler, DDS, as the newest dental provider at Prairie Winds Dental. Dr. Kohler joins Megan Palmquist, RDH and Dr. Michelle Scholtz to provide quality dental care to the Howard community.

A recent graduate of the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry, Dr. Kohler is originally from Verndale, MN. She completed her undergraduate studies at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, graduating in 2013 with a degree in Chemistry.
“My goal is to work with my patients to provide quality care that is tailored to their individual motivations and needs,” said Dr. Kohler, who previously worked as an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the South Dakota State University Chemistry Department.

Dr. Kohler is currently available for appointments at Prairie Winds Dental. In her spare time, she enjoys running, biking, cooking and traveling with her husband, Dan.

For over 39 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 105,000 patient visits annually in 31 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

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