Published on July 11, 2016

Meghan Compton Named Altru's Chief Legal Counsel

Grand Forks, N.D. – Altru Health System is proud to announce that Meghan Compton, JD, has been named Chief Legal Counsel. In her new role, Meghan will oversee legal affairs, lead legislative advocacy efforts, and advise the Executive Team and Board of Directors. She will also continue to oversee Compliance and Risk Management. 

Meghan, a Grand Forks native, earned her Juris Doctorate at the University of North Dakota School of Law. She worked in private practice before joining Altru Health System in 2012. She has over six years of experience in health care, contract law, and general legal practice. She serves on the Downtown Development Association Board and sits on a community partners committee addressing opioid use in the community. In her free time, Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys, traveling and going to the lake.

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.