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ThinkFirst DeKalb County is based out of Kishwaukee Hospital which is a short-term, acute-care community hospital in DeKalb, Illinois and part of the Northwestern Medicine network.  Patients at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital have access to the resources and advantages of world-class care and leading-edge clinical trials at locations across the region.  We are committed to improving the health of the communities we serve by delivering a broad range of programs and services, together with community partners. ThinkFirst DeKalb/Kishwaukee Hospital has been offering programming since 2017.  


ThinkFirst Staff listing


Marci Millburg, BS Nursing, RN
Wellness Nurse, ThinkFirst Chapter Director

Lisseth Von Trachtenberg, MBA

Community Education Specialist, Community Wellness

Marla Barresi, RN

Community Health Educator, Community Wellness


Jennifer Kleckner, RN

Charge RN, Community Wellness 




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