A Medical Doctor (MD) is a physician who has received a doctoral degree from a medical school. MDs are able to practice medicine to treat medical conditions including illnesses and injuries.
Dr. Hordvik graduated with a Bachelor in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from North Dakota State University. She attended medical school at University of North Dakota and completed her residency program in Family Medicine. She also completed one year of a psychiatry residency. Her vast experience ranges in departments such as obstetrics, ER, ICU, Surgical Care, and the Medical Unit. Some procedures she is able to perform include (but not limited to) biopsies, IUD placement/removal, laceration repair, and toenail removal. She has been with Student Health Service since Fall 2014.
A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a nurse who has completed additional education and training at an advanced level (typically completing a Master's Degree or Doctoral Degree). In order to practice, they must pass a national certification exam, be involved in a periodic peer review program and clinical outcome evaluations while also adhering to a code of ethical practices. NPs are able to do the following:
- Work independently in medical care facilities and hospitals
- Assess and diagnose medical conditions
- Provide initial treatment
- Order diagnostic testing
- Order treatments
- Prescribe medications and/or drugs
- Perform physical examinations
- Make referrals to a specialist
Sheryll graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of North Dakota and completed her Master of Nurse Practitioner degree at the University of Minnesota. Sheryll brings over 20 years of experience as an NP to the clinic. Her previous work history includes family medicine and primary care. She has worked with child abuse and child neglect programs in Fargo, and has a focus on women's health, diabetes, mental health including eating disorders and orthopedic injuries/disorders. She has been with Student Health Service since 2012.
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|Shari graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing and a Nurse Practitioner certification from the University of North Dakota. Shari has experience in Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, women's health and mental health. She came to Student Health Service in April 2015.|
|Pam graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota in December 1987. She completed her Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Mary - Bismarck in May 2010. Pam has worked in various areas including primary care, internal medicine, heart failure clinic, and walk-in/urgent care clinics. She joined Student Health Service in December 2018.|
|Carrie Nelson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from NDSU in 2012. She completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from NDSU in 2018. Her previous work experience includes in-patient nursing and working in research. The majority of her research is related to bariatric surgery, obesity and eating disorders. She has been employed with NDSU doing research since 2013 and joined Student Health Service in July 2018.|
Jean graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and completed certification as a Physician Assistant and Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of North Dakota. Jean has experience in many different areas including walkin clinics, family practice and internal medicine. She has been with Student Health Service since 2005.
|JoAnna graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from NorthDakota State University and completed her Master of Science in Nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Mary. JoAnna has worked in family medicine, women’s health, the walk-in clinic setting, and has extensive experience working with patients with mental health and addiction issues. She has been at Student Health Services since 2011.|