July 14th, 2003

Contact:      Jennifer Kurczek
      Community Relations Director

      (920)361-5481 or jkurczek@partnershealth.org


  Community Health Network announces physician changes in Green Lake County


Dr. Ross Hazlewood returns from year-long mission trip


(Markesan)- Community Health Network’s family practice clinics in Markesan and Green Lake are experiencing movement in their provider teams.


Ross Hazlewood, DO, who has been on a year-long mission trip to New Guinea, returns to the Markesan Medical Center beginning on Monday, July 28th. With his return, James M. Williams, MD, who has been covering for Dr. Hazlewood the past year, will relocate to Green Lake Family Practice on a full-time basis starting Tuesday, July 29th.


Since last June, Dr. Hazlewood, his wife, Lucy, and their two daughters have been living in Papua New Guinea, where Dr. Hazlewood served patients through the SIL Clinic at Ukarumpa, which provides care to all Wycliffe personnel in Papua New Guinea and their families, totaling more than 1,400 people.


Dr. Hazlewood is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and served his residency at Michigan State University. He is Board Certified in General Practice. Markesan Medical Center is located at 22 Water Street in downtown Markesan. Appointments with Dr. Hazlewood can be scheduled by calling the clinic at (920) 398-2321.



Dr. Williams received his medical degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School, where he also completed his internship and residency in family practice. With a special interest in fitness and wellness, he is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice. Green Lake Family Practice is located in the Green Lake Medical Building at the Highway 23/49 intersection near Green Lake. Appointments with Dr. Williams can be made by calling the clinic at (920) 294-0100.


Markesan Medical Center and Green Lake Family Practice are members of Community Health Network, which includes Berlin Memorial Hospital, CHN Home Care, Juliette Manor, Juliette Terrace, Partners Family Pharmacy, CHN Rehabilitation and Workplace Services, and the CHN Medical Group, consisting of more than 110 multi-specialty providers serving nearly 20 community clinics.