Jan Flatin - Bio Sketch

Jan Flatin is an administrative assistant at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

In this position Jan Flatin oversees various grant programs with the goal of providing support to Indigenous communities including: Seven Generations Center of Excellence, National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI), NIEJI Innovation, and the HOPE Project. She is responsible for tracking grant progress and accomplishments, and providing application preparation and support.

Before joining the Center full-time Flatin worked for UND’s departments of University & Public Affairs and Ceremonies & University Events. She is originally from Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Established in 1980, the Center for Rural Health is one of the nation's most experienced rural health organizations. It has developed a full complement of programs to assist researchers, educators, policymakers, healthcare providers and, most importantly, rural residents to address changing rural environments by identifying and researching rural health issues, analyzing health policy, strengthening local capabilities, developing community-based alternatives, and advocating for rural concerns.