Master of Public Health program director joins NDSU
Dr. Donald Warne began his new position as director of NDSU’s new Master of Public Health program on Oct. 5.
Warne came to NDSU from Sanford Health, where he was director of the Office of Native American Health. Warne earned his M.D. degree from Stanford School of Medicine and a MPH degree from Harvard School of Public Health.
He is a senior policy consultant for American Indian Health Management and Policy Inc., and senior policy adviser for Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board. Warne taught health law and policy at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Warne plans to develop a strong focus on rural and American Indian public health in the MPH program to reflect the needs of North Dakota.
NDSU will begin offering classes for the MPH in partnership with the University of North Dakota in fall 2012.