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Rachel Osowski

Rachel Osowski

February 12, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Rachel Osowski is the standardized patient program assistant for the SMHS Simulation Center in Grand Forks. Rachel assists in coordinating, training, and coaching standardized patients for clinical skills teaching and assessment activities for the SMHS medical student curriculum. Her duties include providing assistance in a technical, professional, and logistical mannerRead More

Carly Endres

Carly Endres

February 12, 2019 at 2:27 pm

Carly Endres is an outreach coordinator for the North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Carly works on developing, implementing, and managing program initiatives for NDBIN, as well as developing, promoting, andRead More

Amanda Hoffner

Amanda Hoffner

February 6, 2019 at 4:32 pm

Amanda Hoffner has joined the billing office at the UND Center for Family Medicine in Minot. In this position, Amanda works at the front desk assisting patients with check-outs after appointments, schedules upcoming doctor’s visits, and assists with insurance eligibility screening. Amanda also helps patients with financial questions. A MinotRead More

Heather Werner

Heather Werner

February 6, 2019 at 12:03 pm

Heather Werner is the student advising, admissions, and marketing specialist for the UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies (DPAS). In her role she supports prospective applicants, screens and evaluates admission applications, coordinates special events, and manages recruitment activities and materials. Prior to joining the DPAS, Heather was the manager ofRead More

Welcome: Shawn Larson

Welcome: Shawn Larson

January 17, 2019 at 2:11 pm

Shawn Larson is a project coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Among his responsibilities in this position, Shawn manages the day-to-day operations for several projects, including Scrubs, the Blue Cross Blue ShieldRead More

Welcome: Meghan Jeanotte

Welcome: Meghan Jeanotte

December 27, 2018 at 12:26 pm

Meghan Jeanotte is the new administrative assistant for the SMHS Department of Geriatrics at UND. In this position, Meghan will work for Dr. Jurivich and the Department of Geriatrics team as they educate students and the community about normal aging and geriatric syndromes. Meghan is from Belcourt, North Dakota, andRead More

Welcome: Bethany Reck

Welcome: Bethany Reck

December 11, 2018 at 4:15 pm

Bethany Reck is the new administrative assistant in the SMHS Office of Student Affairs and Admissions. In this role she will help students with all of their paperwork and immunization needs for matriculation at the SMHS. Born and raised in Grand Forks, Bethany is married and has two children–a daughter,Read More

Welcome: Heather Jensen

Welcome: Heather Jensen

November 26, 2018 at 4:23 pm

Heather Jensen is the new administrative assistant to Dr. Marc D. Basson, senior associate dean for Medicine & Research at the SMHS. In this position, Heather provides assistance and support to Dr. Basson and serves as a liaison and resource to his direct reports. Heather is originally from Nebraska andRead More

Welcome: Becca Perry

Welcome: Becca Perry

November 21, 2018 at 12:46 pm

Becca Perry is an instructor and clinical education coordinator in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks, N.D. In this position, Becca will coordinate and oversee the education of 70+ MLS seniors who are completing their clinical rotationsRead More

Welcome: Alex Firman

Welcome: Alex Firman

October 24, 2018 at 1:49 pm

Alex Firman is the new accounting and grant specialist at the UND Center for Rural Health. Originally from Grand Rapids, Minn., she earned a bachelor of accountancy degree from UND. She recently moved back to Grand Forks after living in Rapid City, S.D., for a year and a half. HerRead More

Welcome: Mikki Eken

Welcome: Mikki Eken

October 4, 2018 at 3:17 pm

Mikki Eken is the Faculty Affairs and Research & Scholarly Activities Coordinator for the SMHS Department of Internal Medicine in Fargo. In this position, Mikki assists faculty in the hiring, review, promotion, and retirement/resignation processes. Mikki also assists faculty and residents with maintaining an updated scholarly activities portfolio, and assistingRead More

Welcome: Maria Privratsky

Welcome: Maria Privratsky

September 26, 2018 at 10:40 am

Maria Privratsky is a research specialist in the Biomedical Sciences Department at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this position Maria is looking genome-wide to see where transcription factors are binding to chromatin. She makes libraries for genomic studies for further cancer research. Originally fromRead More

Welcome: Heather Gilbert

Welcome: Heather Gilbert

September 20, 2018 at 11:59 pm

Heather Gilbert is the Educational Laboratory Manager for the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Department at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Heather works alongside faculty and staff to coordinate laboratory exercises for the undergraduate MLS students in the fields of Microbiology, Hematology, and Molecular Biology,Read More

Welcome: Kristen Leighton, Center for Rural Health

Welcome: Kristen Leighton, Center for Rural Health

August 10, 2018 at 10:55 am

Kristen Leighton is a research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this position, Kristen coordinates and facilitates data collection, prepares written reports of data findings, collaborates with statewide partners, and disseminates information to ruralRead More

Welcome: Anna Pendleton, Department of Physical Therapy

Welcome: Anna Pendleton, Department of Physical Therapy

August 10, 2018 at 9:30 am

Anna Pendleton is an Administrative Secretary with the Department of Physical Therapy at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. In her position, Anna provides support for multiple aspects of outcomes assessment research, program assessment, and student learning assessment. She also serves as the departmental receptionist and provides secretarialRead More