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Au Sable Forks Health Center to Host Meet and Greet with New Nurse Practitioner Brenda Beutel

Elizabethtown, NY – The University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital will host a meet and greet event on Thursday, January 30 from 3:30 to 5:00 PM to welcome Brenda Beutel, Family Nurse Practitioner, to its care team at the Au Sable Forks Health Center. The event, which includes free blood pressure, cholesterol and A1c screenings, is open to the public.

“Brenda is an excellent addition to our community health center team. Her interest in women’s health and her whole-patient care approach is a wonderful complement to our primary care providers, and will help us continue to meet the health care needs of the Au Sable Forks community,” said Dr. Rob Demuro, medical director for primary care at the UVM Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital.  

In her new role, Ms. Beutel will draw from her many years as a critical care nurse and nurse manager, as well as her time as a school nurse for special needs children, to work with patients of all ages. Ms. Beutel is, “excited to join the dedicated health center team and get to know the Au Sable Forks community.”

Ms. Beutel is board-certified in family medicine by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is certified in critical care by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Niagara University, a Master of Science in Nursing from University of Phoenix, and a Post Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York.

Ms. Beutel is accepting new patients at the Au Sable Forks and Elizabethtown Community Health Centers. For more information on the meet and greet event, or to schedule an appointment, please call the Au Sable Forks Health Center at (518) 647-8164 or the Elizabethtown Community Health Center at (518) 873-6896.


About Elizabethtown Community Hospital

The University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital is a designated critical access hospital and the primary health care provider serving the 39,000 people who live, work and vacation in Essex County, NY and the surrounding region.

Elizabethtown Community Hospital is transforming rural health care at its main campus in Elizabethtown, NY, at a new emergency department and outpatient center at the former Moses Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga, NY, and at six community-based primary health care centers located throughout the region.  The hospital is one of the community’s largest employers with 383 employees.

Across the Elizabethtown and Ticonderoga campuses, the hospital maintains two 24-hour emergency rooms, a 25-bed inpatient unit, physical therapy, laboratory, and digital radiology departments, and a variety of specialty physician clinics on a weekly and monthly basis.  

Elizabethtown Community Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed and certified by the New York State Department of Health and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

About The University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont Health Network is an academic health system that is comprised of six affiliate hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and a home health agency. We serve the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  Our partners include:

Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.