|CHP Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioners|
|10:12AM / Tuesday, November 15, 2022|
|Dawn Kohanski and Sophie Jannen|
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Community Health Programs (CHP) has expanded its primary care team in Great Barrington and North Adams with the addition of two family nurse practitioners.
Dawn Kohanski, FNP, completed her family nurse practitioner master's degree at the State University of New York (SUNY) Institute of Technology, and she also holds a master of science in nursing and health care administration from the University of Phoenix. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from SUNY Institute of Technology.
Most recently, she was a hospitalist nurse practitioner at Berkshire Medical Center, where she coordinated adult acute care in the hospital setting. She also worked as a family nurse practitioner with Columbia Memorial Health in Cairo, N.Y., caring for patients of all ages.
During the early months of Covid-19 in 2020, Kohanski also worked as a temporary ICU nurse practitioner at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
She resides in Williamstown.
Sophie Jannen, FNP, has joined the CHP Mobile Health Unit team.
She earned her master's degree in nursing from Simmons University in Boston and received her bachelor's in nursing at Northeastern University. She also holds a bachelor's in psychology from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. She graduated with cum laude honors from each program.
Jannen worked previously as a family nurse practitioner at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Express Care. As a registered nurse, she also worked at the Berkshire Medical Center Emergency Department and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.
A resident of Williamstown, she has also volunteered with youth programs in North Adams and New York and at the Bennington (VT) Free Clinic.