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HANCOCK – Portage Health is pleased to welcome Cynthia Blake, FNP-BC, as the newest member of the Portage Health Medical Group staff.

Blake joins Portage Health as a family nurse practitioner with more than 25 years nursing experience. She will work with patients of all ages in family medicine.

“I’ve always had a passion for helping others and this is a great opportunity to continue giving,” said Blake.

Aside from nursing, Blake also taught at Finlandia University before to moving to Pennsylvania for several years.

“My husband and I love the Upper Peninsula and the Copper Country,” said Blake, who is originally from Kansas. “I was thrilled to have this opportunity arise at Portage Health and return to the area.”

Blake has a Bachelor’s of Science in nursing and Master’s of Science as a family nurse practitioner, both from the University of Kansas.

“Welcoming Cynthia to our team was an easy decision,” said Jim Bogan, CEO and President of Portage Health. “She has the experience, knowledge and personality to make a difference in our organization. We’re extremely happy to have her as part of our team.”

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Editor's Note: This was originally posted on June 20, 2011

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