Published on September 07, 2016

Altru Announces Director of Medical & Specialty Services

Grand Forks, N.D. – Altru Health System is proud to announce that Kelly Grassel has accepted the role of Director of Medical & Specialty Services. In this role, Kelly will be responsible for managing nursing practices, programs and business development for medical and specialty services offered in the hospital, outpatient locations and in the home.  

Kelly began her career with Altru Health System in 1990 as a cardiac telemetry nurse. Throughout the past 25 years, Kelly has held various leadership positions, most recently as the manager of the hospital 3rd floor cardiac unit. Kelly earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of North Dakota and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Mary. She serves on the board of the Med Park Credit Union and is a member of the North Dakota Board of Nursing – Nurse Practice Committee. In her free time, Kelly enjoys camping, fishing, reading and spending time with her husband Chad and children Cody and Chelsey.

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, and a large home care network. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $524 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.