(Logan, UT) November 5, 2010. Marilyn Teuscher was recently named as the Social Services manager at Logan Regional Hospital. She brings more than 20 years of social work experience with her to her new role.
"I have great confidence in Marilyn's ability and the experience she has to lead our Social Services department and continue their tradition of great patient advocacy and care.” said Neil Perkes, Logan Regional Hospital’s chief nursing officer."
Logan Regional's Social Services team includes healthcare professionals who serve as a resource and advocate for patients, families, and community residents. Social workers provide support for all hospital patient-care units, and are also available as a referral resource to community residents in need. The Social Services department phone number is (435) 716-5398.
Teuscher earned a bachelor's degree in social work from Utah State University and a master's degree in social work from the University of Utah. She began her career as a social worker 21 years ago and has been a licensed clinical social worker for the past 14 years. Teuscher joined Logan Regional in 1999. Prior to coming to the hospital, she worked as a crisis therapist, EAP counselor, and therapist for LDS Family Services. She and her husband, Mark, live in Logan and are the parents of six children.
Krista Aller, who previously worked as Logan Regional's Social Services manager for more than 20 years, now serves as Social Services manager for five Intermountain Healthcare hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley.