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Winfield Cadence Health Cadence Health 27 W 353 Jewell Road Winfield, IL 60190 630.933.1934
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Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced healthcare to the communities and patients we serve across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. We are committed to improving the health of these communities by delivering a broad range of programs and services, together with community partners. We share a single vision – to provide access to world-class health care that is informed by the latest research and supported by state-of-the-art technologies.  Our Injury Prevention team has been presenting ThinkFirst in the western suburbs for over 30 years. 


ThinkFirst Staff listing

Jill Braselton, BA Social Science, BS Nursing, RN
Team Lead Outreach Specialist- Injury Prevention
ThinkFirst For Youth Program Coordinator
ThinkFirst For Your Baby Program Coordinator

Michelle Klecka, BS Nursing, RN
Community Health Specialist
ThinkFirst For Teens Program Coordinator

Charlee Hayes, BA Communications
Community Health Specialist
ThinkFirst For Kids Program Coordinator

Katie Karas, BS Community Health Education
Community Health Specialist
ThinkFirst For Life Program Coordinator


  • ThinkFirst For Kids
  • ThinkFirst For Youth
  • ThinkFirst For Teens
  • ThinkFirst For Your Baby
  • ThinkFirst For Parents of Teen Drivers
  • ThinkFirst To Prevent Falls
  • ThinkFirst For Life
  • Child Passenger Safety education - All staff members are nationally certified Child Passenger Safety technicians
  • Bike helmets and bike safety
  • Teen Safe Driving
  • Health Fairs and Exhibits

Winfield - Northwestern Medicine

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