By Jan Rahn
Grant Medical Clinic has added two new professionals to their staff.
Angie Patrick, APRN and Carol Cornelius, PA recently began caring for patients at the clinic and are excited to be on board.
Both Patrick and Cornelius are living and raising their families in Perkins County, and each has been serving in the medical field for several years.
As family practice providers, each can provide care for patients of all ages. They can assist with common ailments, well exams, department of transportation physicals, procedures, sport/camp/school physicals, and injections.
Each medical provider can be reached at the Grant Medical Clinic located at 912 Central Avenue by calling 308-352-7100.
Carol Cornelius, PA
A native of Benkelman, Carol Cornelius moved to Perkins County in 2002. She married Perkins County farmer Ryan Cornelius in 2004.
Carol has been working as a physician’s assistant since 2001. She obtained her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies in 2000 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Prior to beginning her most recent position at Grant Medical Clinic, Cornelius had worked at the clinic from 2002-06. She then accepted a part-time position at Chase County Clinic, serving the communities of Imperial and Wauneta for the past seven years.
She is busy with her two young children, Trevor, eight, in second grade, and Emily, six, a first grader.
She is happy to be working in Grant, eliminating distance and travel time, which will make it easier for her to be closely involved in her children’s activities of soccer, t-ball and scouts. Cornelius also serves as chair of the education committee at the Grant United Methodist Church.
Angie Patrick, APRN
An advanced practicing nurse since 2011, Angie Patrick is also a busy mother of three. Her husband, Trent, is a farmer in Perkins County. They both grew up in the Grant community and returned to the area in 2000.
Patrick is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha with an Advanced Practice Nursing Degree. Her first position was at Perkins County Hospital as a registered nurse for 10 years.
While working part-time, she obtained a Master of Science in nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program in 2011 by pursuing online classes and on-campus schooling at Kearney.
Her past employment includes a position at the Colglazier Clinic in Grant and at Family First Health Center in Sutherland.
She enjoys being involved in programs in the community and in Perkins County Schools where her children attend. Tyson, 14, and Alex, 12, attend the middle school in Madrid and daughter Samantha, 10, attends elementary in Grant.