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Heather Snell, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC Joins Altru’s Behavioral Health Team

Posted OnMarch 12, 2019

Grand Forks, N.D. – Heather Snell, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC has joined Altru’s Behavioral Health, specializing in psychiatry. Heather’s special practices include mood disorders, anxiety, psychotic disorders, addiction, and personality disorders.

“We have more similarities than differences, yet that is often forgotten in psychiatry,” Snell mentions. “I am compassionate about helping people obtain and maintain optimum mental health.”

Heather completed her nursing education at Capstone College of Nursing in Alabama. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, painting, and writing.

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, multispecialty 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