Yvette LaPierre

Yvette LaPierre, Ph.D., is the academic advisor at UND’s Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program. At INMED, Yvette’s responsibilities include advising and programming to support student success and pursuing funding opportunities. Before joining INMED, Yvette taught for UND’s Communication and English Departments, Honors Program, Integrated Studies Program, and the American College of Norway, and previously served as Director of Student Advisement and Admissions of the UND SMHS. Yvette received bachelor’s degrees in environmental studies and English literature from the University of California, a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, and a doctorate in Teaching and Learning from UND. Originally from China Lake, Calif., Yvette is the author of 25 books for young readers.