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Published on August 12, 2014

Brenda Hanson, PA, Joins Altru’s Gastroenterology Team

Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND – Brenda Hanson, PA, joins Altru’s gastroenterology department. Brenda received a bachelor’s degree in home economics and community nutrition from the University of North Dakota. She continued her education at Rocky Mountian College in Billings, Montana where she earned a Bachelor of Science in physician assistant studies. She then returned to the University of North Dakota, earning  a Master of Science in physician assistant studies. Brenda has worked as a physician assistant at Altru for the past twelve years, most recently in pain management. 

About Altru’s Gastroenterology Department

Altru’s Gastroenterologists offer a wide range of services for patients seeking abdominal and intestinal care. Our specialists are here to diagnose and treat stomach, intestine, esophagus, liver, gall bladder and pancreas ailments. Whether it’s a routine colonoscopy, lingering abdominal irritations or unexpected weight loss, our team works with the patient to establish a care plan to get them back to good health.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $450 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.