Dianne Castle, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, was raised in Savannah, MO. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1986 and moved on to the University of Missouri in Columbia to study nursing. In 1990 she graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelors degree in Nursing. From there, Dianne moved to Kansas City and worked at Children’s Mercy Hospital from 1990 to 1995 as a registered nurse in their Newborn ICU, Emergency Department and doing air and ground transport for there Newborn ICU,. While she was working she was attending graduate school and completed her Master’s in Nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certification in 1995. In 1992, Dianne got married and moved back “home”. Since 1995 Dianne has been working in St. Joseph as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She also taught nursing at Missouri Western State University. She has been married to her husband Kevin for over 20 years and they have 2 children, Marnie and Max. She and Dr. Evans have been working together for over 10 years.