Peoria Area EMS Medical Director resigns

By WEEK Producer

June 11, 2013 Updated Jun 11, 2013 at 10:44 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. – Dr. Cheryl Colbenson is stepping down as the as Peoria Area EMS Medical Director effective July 1.

According to OSF St. Francis officials, Dr. Colbenson will complete her fellowship in Integrative Medicine this summer. Dr. Colbenson works in the Emergency Department at OSF. She says she wants to combine her fellowship training into her personal and professional life. That combination, she says, will not allow her enough time to serve as PAEMS Medical Director.

An interim PAEMS Medical Director has not yet been named.

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