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Sara Westall

Sara Westall

January 13, 2022 at 11:17 am

Sara Westall is the new Southeast Clinical Campus Librarian located at the Medical Education Center in Fargo, N.D. She provides reference, information support services, and training on health information resources to SMHS students, residents, clinical faculty, and community faculty regardless of their geographic location. She earned a Master of Library andRead More

Nikki Voigt

Nikki Voigt

January 13, 2022 at 11:16 am

Nikki Voigt is the new project coordinator for the Dakota Cancer Collaboration on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA). In this position, Nikki is responsible for providing administrative, budget, and writing/editing support for members of the program. Prior to this position, Nikki worked in the Marketing & Communications division at UND for sixRead More

Erin Lord Kunz

Erin Lord Kunz

January 6, 2022 at 5:33 pm

Erin Lord Kunz is an information specialist for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) within the UND Center for Rural Health. In this role, Erin will work with a team to develop and maintain website content for RHIhub, identify and select potential sources, and respond to information requests from clients.Read More

Richard M. Morgan

Richard M. Morgan

November 18, 2021 at 12:21 pm

Richard M. (Ricky) Morgan is a new assistant professor with the Department of Physical Therapy at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Ricky’s responsibilities include teaching in the areas of orthopedics, basic sciences, and general physical therapy care. In addition, he will be mentoring andRead More

Stephanie Hoffman

Stephanie Hoffman

November 10, 2021 at 1:29 pm

Stephanie Hoffman is an administrative assistant at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Southeast Campus in Fargo. Stephanie is responsible for managing the daily operations of the fourth-year medical student schedule and will function as first contact to those students. She also schedules third-year students’ specialty exploration rotations;Read More

Mariah Kuntz

Mariah Kuntz

November 10, 2021 at 1:28 pm

Mariah Kuntz is the new administrative secretary for the Department of Pathology at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Mariah is responsible for providing administrative support to faculty, staff, and students in the Pathology Department and for the forensics program. Prior to joining Pathology, MariahRead More

Alexandria Thoelke

Alexandria Thoelke

November 4, 2021 at 1:23 pm

Alexandria (Alley) Thoelke joined the Rural Health Information Hub in October 2021 as an Outreach Specialist. In this role, Alley collaborates with organizations across the country to spread awareness of the services that RHIhub offers. Alley focuses on the development, creation, and maintenance of the website and social media, planningRead More

Brittany Dryburgh

Brittany Dryburgh

November 4, 2021 at 1:20 pm

Brittany Dryburgh is a project coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Brittany’s responsibilities include working with the State Office of Rural Health, the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, and the RuralRead More

Emily Evers

Emily Evers

September 23, 2021 at 12:27 pm

As Emily put it: “I was born and raised in Grand Forks and grew up around UND and specifically UND athletics. My dream since I was young was to go to UND and play basketball. I was able to live out that dream during my time at UND and graduatedRead More

Robert Howard

Robert Howard

September 23, 2021 at 9:43 am

Robert Howard is the new student affairs assistant in the SMHS Office of Student Affairs and Admissions. Rob grew up in Kansas City, Mo., spent almost fourteen years in United States Navy submarine service doing administrative and personnel work, and has previously worked as an administrative assistant for the U.S.Read More

Sarah Julsrud

Sarah Julsrud

March 25, 2021 at 10:09 am

Sarah Julsrud is the new administrative assistant for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Southeast Campus in Fargo, N.D. She will work beside Kristi Hofer in helping our future physicians succeed! Sarah grew up in Graceville, Minn., which is located in the western “bump” of Minnesota going into theRead More

Sandi Bates

Sandi Bates

February 4, 2021 at 11:58 am

Sandi L. Bates is the new Southwest Clinical Campus Librarian, serving the third- and fourth-year medical students, residents, clinical faculty, and community faculty in Bismarck. She holds a Master of Arts degree in library and information science from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and a Bachelor of Arts degreeRead More

Ivy Baird

Ivy Baird

February 4, 2021 at 11:37 am

Ivy Baird is the administrative assistant for the public health and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. She will be the first point of contact for all faculty, students, and staff — and the public — in these programs. InRead More

Montanna Barnett

Montanna Barnett

January 14, 2021 at 12:53 pm

Montanna Barnett is the new research and education librarian with the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Library Resources team in Grand Forks. She will be the liaison for the Biomedical Sciences, Pathology, Nursing, Nutrition & Dietetics, and Social Work departments. Montanna received her Bachelor of Arts degree in libraryRead More

Nicole Threadgold

Nicole Threadgold

January 14, 2021 at 12:52 pm

Nicole Threadgold is a project coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH). Nicole’s responsibilities include coordination of Flex and SHIP activities, as well as assisting with the Community Health Needs Assessment process. Before joining the CRH, Nicole was foundation director and marketing coordinator for CHI St. Alexius Health in Carrington, N.D. Originally from South Dakota,Read More