Faces of Lodi Health

Teresa Magana, FNP

Office location: Galt Family and Specialty Care, 387 Civic Dr., Galt; 209.745.8080

Background and education:
· Received Bachelor of Science in nursing from University of San Francisco in 1995
· Completed family nurse practitioner/physician-assistant program at University of California, Davis in 2000
· Received Master of Science in nursing from California State University, Sacramento in 2003
· Bilingual English and Spanish

What Teresa has to say about working at Lodi Health:
"I’ve always enjoyed helping others and I found that combining nursing and medicine in Family Practice has given me that satisfaction as a Family Nurse Practitioner. My experience with Lodi Health has been very rewarding. It’s very organized and it keeps all of us on top of education updates and requirements. I feel fortunate to work with such a great professional team at Lodi Health Galt Family and Specialty Care."

James Myers, PA-C

Office locations:
Galt Family and Specialty Care, 387 Civic Dr., Galt, 209.745.8080

Background and education:
· Earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, a Master of Science in Nutrition and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.
· He enjoys old, black and white movies, including cheesy sci-fi movies from the ’50s and ’60s.
· He loves photography.

What James has to say about working at Lodi Health:
“I have learned that medicine is an art form that is based in science. Lodi Health is where I have learned to interweave art and science.”

Dawnette Person, NP

Family practice

Office location:
Lodi Health Physicians Trinity Family and Specialty Care, 10200 Trinity Pkwy., Ste. 102, Stockton, 209.948.0808

Background and education:
She earned a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, from SonomaStateUniversity. She has worked for Lodi Health since 1981, in the ICU, and as a family nurse practitioner since 2004.

About Dawnette:
She has been married for 31 years with four grown children, nine grandchildren and one pug dog. Her hobbies include exercise, reading and knitting.

Maureen McCaffrey, RN, Critical Care Educator

Things you may not know about Maureen:
· She won the national Amercian Association of Critical Care
· Nurses Circle of Excellence Award in 2011
· She received Crictical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification in 1990
· She has worked for Lodi Health since Oct. 24, 1980

What Maureen has to say about working at Lodi Health: “I love working at Lodi Health because it is small and friendly. Everyone says, ‘Hi,’ in the hallways. We give excellent care and are often cutting edge. We are installing the first ceiling lifts in the valley in ICU; we adopted infection control monitoring and practices long before national guidelines required them.”