Published on August 01, 2019

Kenneth Aduba, MD, MPH Joins Altru Health System

Grand Forks, N.D. – Kenneth Aduba, MD, MPH has joined Altru as a hospitalist specializing in internal medicine. Dr. Aduba is fluent in English, Igbo and Yoruba.

“Desired outcomes are best achieved by helping patients take agency of their own healthcare, through effective communication, knowledge, empathy, and partnership,” Dr. Aduba explains, “while providing evidence-based care with professionalism and respect.”

Dr. Aduba earned his medical degree from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine in Enugu, Nigeria. He went on to complete his Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Aduba then completed his internal medicine residency from the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he is a Global Medicine Pathway graduate. In his free time, Dr. Aduba enjoys traveling to new places, and meeting and learning about people.

About Altru Health System

Based in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Altru Health System is a regional, integrated healthcare delivery system serving northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Altru is a physician-led, multi-specialty group practice with a 277 bed acute care hospital, Level II trauma center, 45 bed specialty hospital, more than two dozen Grand Forks and regional practice locations, and a large home care network. Altru employs over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers and 4,000 staff. With a focus on advanced technology, Altru deployed the first Mako® Robotic Arm system in North Dakota and enhanced Altru’s Robotics with the recent addition of the DaVinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. In 2018, Altru was awarded fourth Most Wired® in the nation, a recognition for systems at the forefront of using healthcare information technology to improve the delivery of care. Altru Health System has received accreditation from the Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation and has achieved 50 years of CARF accreditation at Altru’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital. Altru Health System was the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, extending Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise to the patients we serve. For more information, visit altru.org.