Diana Charlebois, APNP

Divine Savior Portage Clinic
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SPECIALTIES

Family Medicine

EDUCATION

Masters in Nursing, Frontier Nursing University

Bachelors in Nursing, Viterbo University

LOCATION

Divine Savior Portage Clinic
2817 New Pinery Road Suite 105

MY STORY

“Being able to work with people over the lifespan and get to know them and their families is what really makes my career rewarding.”

-Diana Charlebois, APNP

 

Diana Charlebois, Family Nurse Practitioner, started her career in healthcare working in geriatrics and spent the last 12 years working in labor and delivery and with newborns. With over 20 years of experience in healthcare she brings a reputable background to the family medicine team at Divine Savior Healthcare.

“I have a strong interest in women's health, pediatrics, wellness visits, and chronic care. I believe it is important to treat the whole person and enjoy being able to see patients and families again and follow them as they grow.”

Diana is from the area, growing up just outside of Portage in Poynette, Wisconsin. She has stayed in the community as she appreciates the small town feel. After attending Madison Area Technical College she became an LPN. She continued her studies throughout her career at Viterbo University and Frontier Nursing University where she now holds her Masters in Nursing and is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Divine Savior Clinic in Portage.

“Divine Savior has a wide range of services to provide the community, including specialists and outreach clinics. DSH offers easy access to high, quality healthcare to the surrounding rural communities. This allows people to stay closer to home for their healthcare needs.”

In addition to her background in nursing, Diana studies American Sign Language.

“There is a quote in a book I read years back that I think on often, "How can you eat an elephant? One bite at a time." This is a good mindset to have when faced with challenging goals which can include a person's health. I want to be able to sit down with patients and help set smaller, attainable goals to help them reach their health potential.”

Diana’s passion truly lies in caregiving and being a health promoter, but if she was not in the medical field she would be working with animals. When she is not working she enjoys bicycling, kayaking, reading, classic cars, going up north, and spending time with family and friends.  She loves being a Wisconsin resident, stating “I think Wisconsin is one of the most beautiful states. There is such a variety with the hills, lakes, farmland and cities. I love coming home from somewhere and seeing the surrounding bluffs. I am a fan of having all four seasons and appreciate how there is a wide variety of recreational opportunities to enjoy them all.”