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Medical Doctor

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. 

Marit Hordvik, MD
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.  

Swarna Yadlapalli, MD
Dr. Yadlapalli completed her undergrad in Biology in India. She completed her Family Practice residency at the University of North Dakota in 2000 and is board certified. She has previous work experience in Student Health Centers which include one year at the the University of Miami and 4 years at MSUM Moorhead. She also has experience in family practice, urgent care, orthopedic/minor trauma evaluations, and weight management. She has been with Student Health Service since April 2018. 

Nurse Practitioner

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 Clapp, NP
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. 
Sharon DunkelSharon Dunkel, NP
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. 
Carrie Nelson, NP
Provider bio coming soon!  

Jean Seltvedt, NP
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 Solhjem, NP
JoAnna graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from North Dakota 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. 

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Phone: +1 (701) 231-7331/ Fax: (701) 231-6132
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Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2842 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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