Published on May 16, 2017

Altru’s Jodie Storhaug, OTR/L, Receives Neonatal Therapy Certification

Grand Forks, N.D. – Altru Health System is proud to announce that Jodie Storhaug, OTR/L has passed the Neonatal Therapy Certification. Jodie was recognized at the National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference this month as one of 76 therapists in the United States to take and pass the exam. She is the only Certified Neonatal Therapist in the state of North Dakota. This certification verifies that the therapist has demonstrated their advanced knowledge in caring for high risk infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  

Jodie earned her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota. Of the 30 years she’s worked for Altru Health System, she’s spent 25 years in inpatient therapy with a focus in Neonatal Intensive Care.  

Jodie and her husband have two daughters and one grandchild on the way. They are involved with the Feed My Starving Children organization, partnering with them to bring a MobilePack to the Grand Forks community for the past seven years. When she’s not at work, Jodie enjoys spending time at Pelican Lake, knitting, exercising, Bible study, celebrating her Norwegian heritage and spending time with family.

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 nearly 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $549 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.