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Kami Peterson, MS, RN, CN-BN

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Director, Clinical Services

Kami Peterson is a registered nurse with a Master of Community Health from Brigham Young University. She is a Certified Breast Patient Navigator -Clinical and Imaging and also holds a certificate in gerontology. She is also a graduate of the Great Basin Public Health and Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institutes and is currently the Utah representative for CityMatCH.

Kami started her Salt Lake County Health Department career as a public health nurse over 35 years ago. She has worked in multiple programs throughout her tenure, including infectious disease, immunization, breast and cervical cancer screening, and home visitation. In addition, she has managed the immunization and cancer screening programs, the Salt Lake and Ellis R .Shipp Public Health Centers, the home visiting bureau, and she has served as the assistant director of Clinical Services. Kami has worked to bring evidence-based practice to SLCoHD, establishing the Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and BeWise women’s health programs.

In addition to her work with SLCoHD, she has worked in long-term care, urgent care pediatrics, research, and education. As a certified nursing assistant instructor, she currently mentors high school students interested in pursuing a career in nursing.