May 7 , 2012 Rifle, Colo. – It with great pleasure that Grand River Hospital District welcomes Ann Galloway, FNP-C, to the Student Based Health Center in Parachute. Galloway, a Family Nurse Practitioner, will begin seeing patients at the Parachute Student Health Center beginning May 21, 2012. Ms. Galloway comes to Grand River from Pueblo, CO, where she served as a Family Nurse Practitioner for Colorado State University’s Student Health Services.
“We are looking forward to Ms. Galloway being a part of our Grand River provider team. Her dedication and experience in student health services will be a tremendous benefit to our local Student Health Centers,” said Lois Kame, Administrative Director of Clinic Operations for Grand River Hospital District.
Ms. Galloway graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BSN and then went on the get her Master’s in Nursing from Clemson University. She is currently finishing her PhD in Nursing Education from UNC. When asked what enticed her to come to Grand River, Galloway says that she has always valued the importance of health promotion and keeping people well. “I am really looking forward to getting to know the community and meeting new people” says Galloway. Ann has relocated to the area with her husband, Bob. They both enjoy hiking, reading and spending time outdoors.
Grand River Hospital District serves Western Garfield County, Colo. in an effort to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. Grand River operates Grand River Hospital and Medical Center and E Dene Moore Care Center in Rifle and Battlement Mesa Medical Clinic, Grand River Student Health Center and Grand River Health and Safety Center in Parachute. Grand River’s focus is on offering exceptional local health care and meaningful clinical and community outreach. For more information, please visit