Contact Information

DEMST Director
Tom Nehring
State EMS Medical Director
Jeffrey A. Sather, MD


State EMS Training Coordinator
Kelli Sears
EMS for Children (EMSC) Coordinator
Elizabeth Pihlaja
State Trauma System Coordinator
Nicole Brunelle
State Trauma Medical Director
Randolph Szlabick, MD


Research Analyst
Lindsey Bratvold Narloch
Community Paramedic Coordinator
Grants Management Coordinator
Debra Dutchuk
Stroke / Cardiac System Coordinator
Shila Thorson


Stroke / Cardiac System Quality Coordinator
Kerry Krikava


Administrative Support Supervisor
CISM Program Coordinator
Kari L Kuhn
Administrative Support
Linda Zahn
EMS for Children (EMSC) Administrative Support
Jan Franklund
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North Dakota Department of Health
Division of Emergency Medical Systems
1720 Burlington Drive
Bismarck ND 58504
Office: 701.328.2388
Fax: 701.328.0357

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