Memorial Hospital welcomes Batley as pediatric nurse practitioner


Chaka Batley | Photo courtesy of Memorial Hospital

CARTHAGE, Ill. — Memorial Hospital and the Behavioral Health Team at Memorial Medical Clinic Carthage welcomes Chaka Batley.

Batley began her career as a pediatric nurse practitioner in 2011. She is board certified as a nurse practitioner in both pediatric primary care and psychiatric mental health for the lifespan through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the American Nursing Credentialing Center.

She earned her master of science in nursing-pediatric nurse practitioner (2011) and doctor of nursing practice (2013) degrees from The University of Iowa. She completed her post-masters psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 2019.

Batley’s role involves seeing patients ages four to 18 and building relationships with children and families within the community to provide integrated care while championing whole-person wellness.

Batley has served the local community during the last 11 years as a practicing pediatric nurse practitioner.

To schedule an appointment, call Memorial Medical Clinic Carthage at 217-357-6888 or visit

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