Heidi Dumas, FNP-C, CTP
Heidi Dumas, FNP-C, CTP is an exemplary lifelong learner. She started her nursing career in 1991 as a CNA. From the beginning, she was an educator, teaching others as a preceptor. She taught classes to co-workers and patients on diabetes and weight management. Her commitment to community health lead her to organize multiple blood drives. In 1993, Heidi became a Registered Nurse.
As an RN she worked in a skilled nursing facility, labor and delivery, primary care, and the emergency setting. In 2004 she went back to school for her BSN, then MSN. She completed her post-Masters cerificate in 2012 to become an FNP-C. She has worked as an FNP-C in rural community health centers, the St Croix Ojibwe Tribal Health Center, as well as privately owned clinics. Living in Wisconsin, she has developed expertise in tick-borne diseases, one of the most complex chronic syndromes known to modern medicine.
Heidi has been married to her husband for 30 years and they have raised a girl and three boys. She loves hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and the great outdoors. Among her impressive array of skills, she is a good enough shot to put venison on the table while eight and half months pregnant.