Columbus Regional Health recently added a new member to its emergency staff.

Dr. Erin Boente is the new emergency physician at the facility.

She graduated from Southern Illinois School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, and performed her residency in emergency medicine at the Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is board certified in emergency medicine.

Boente joined Emergency Physicians Inc. of Columbus and is practicing at the Columbus Regional Hospital’s emergency department, 2400 E. 17th St.