|Title:||Director of Allied Health|
|Phone:||(309) 692-4092 x2050|
Attn: Joanna Holly
Director of Allied Health
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614
Born in Peoria, Joanna attended Whittier Grade School and Peoria Central High school. She has a long association with Midstate College. She took personal typing at Midstate College in 1965 to learn how to use an electric typewriter!!
She has graduated from ICC, Indiana University, University of St. Francis and University of New Mexico @ Roswell. She has an A.A.S. in Registered Nursing, a B.S. in Political Science & Psychology, a M.S. in health Service Administration, and a certificate in Teaching Allied Health. Joanna is married with 2 grown sons, 4 noisy grandchildren, and a toothless Shih Tzu named Dusty.
Joanna has extensive experience working in Mental Health and Substance Abuse. She came to work at Midstate in 1994 and has served as department director since 2001. She has been credentialed as a Site Surveyor for MAERB since 2005. Other past activities include: disaster nurse for ARC and Coordinator of Recruitment for Central Illinois Chapter of the American Red Cross. Named as winner in "25 Women of Leadership" in 2008. Author of textbook published by Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins: "MEDICAL ASSISTING MADE INCREDIBLY EASY-PHARMACOLOGY" Joanna has served as a "Stephens Minister" and parish nurse volunteer.
Certification in Allied Health Educator, 2012Eastern New Mexico University
MS in Healthcare Administration, 2003U of Joliet
AAS in Registered Nursing, 1987ICC
BS in Psychology and Political Science, 1973Indiana University
Human Service Center (1997–2000)Psych Nurse/Intake Nurse
Midstate College (1994–present)Allied Health
MMCI (1987–2001)Registered Nurse
NCCA Board Certification as Mental Health Nurse
Awards and Certifications
MISA II, 1998
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor
Certified Addiction and Drug Counselor
Certified Medical Assistant with AAMA
Board Certification in Mental Health Nursing