Published on April 19, 2016

Dr. Andrea Lays Joins Altru Health Foundation’s Board of Directors

Grand Forks, N.D. –  Altru Health Foundation announced that Dr. Andrea Lays, physician at Altru Health System, joined its Board of Directors at the beginning of April. 

 “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Andrea Lays back to the Altru Health Foundation Board of Directors.  Dr. Lays is completely committed to the care she provides to each one of her patients in her Altru OB-GYN practice.  She understands how to deliver world class care which is what our generous donors wish to support.  Dr. Lays provides the important perspective of patients as we discuss ways to support the needs of patients,” says Jon Green, Executive Director of Altru Health Foundation. “We are fortunate to benefit from her passion for her patients and the nonprofit work of Altru Health Foundation.” 

Lays grew up in Grafton, North Dakota and currently lives in Grand Forks. Her passion within Altru Health System is to provide high quality and compassionate health care to her patients and their families. As a board member she hopes to provide valuable insight into the needs of Altru’s patients and to help the community by directing funds to the most critical areas. In addition to her work on the Altru Health Foundation Board of Directors, Lays has been a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 

“I am so impressed by the programs that have been made possible by the generous gifts from the many donors to Altru Health Foundation,” Says Dr. Lays. “I want to be a part of the team that helps see these projects grow.”

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.