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Northern Arizona Healthcare announces Verde Valley Advanced Practice Provider of the Year

Marian Diamond, family nurse practitioner with the Northern Arizona Healthcare Medical Group in the Village of Oak Creek office (photo courtesy of NAH)

Marian Diamond, family nurse practitioner with the Northern Arizona Healthcare Medical Group in the Village of Oak Creek office (photo courtesy of NAH)

Marian Diamond, Family Nurse Practitioner at Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) Medical Group Village of Oak Creek primary care office, has been named NAH’s 2023 Advanced Practice Provider of the Year in Verde Valley, according to a January news release.

She is recognized for her “amazing attitude, respect for colleagues and the skilled, compassionate care she provides to her patients,” NAH stated.

This is the fifth year NAH is recognizing advanced practice providers. The recipients are nominated by colleagues and must exemplify the NAH values of doing amazing work, showing compassion, being better together, building community and respecting differences. The award aims to select providers who not only excel at patient care, but who go above and beyond when it comes to patient safety and quality. It also recognizes providers who are engaged members of the community.

“Marian is an integral part of the NAH team at the Village of Oak Creek office,” said Dave Cheney, CEO of Northern Arizona Healthcare. “Advance Practice Providers are an essential part of any patient’s care team, as they work seamlessly with physicians and other members of the care team to ensure that each patient receives the best care possible, and we are proud to honor them with this award.”

Diamond began her health care career in 2001 and specializes in the entire spectrum of family care, with a special interest in women’s health.

Diamond earned both her master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in nursing from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff; she also earned her Associate of Arts degree and an associate’s degree in nursing from Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois.

She is board-certified by the Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a member of the American Nurses Association.


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