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Julie Frankl - Bio Sketch

Julie Frankl is a project specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

Julie is responsible for providing programmatic support to the grant activities of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) program and the North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network. In this role, Julie works with North Dakota's Critical Access Hospitals, state agencies, and various healthcare entities at a local, regional, and national level. Julie engages in planning and organization of program activities and prepares information and correspondence for the projects' partners.

Prior to joining the CRH, Julie worked at Altru Health System in Grand Forks as a safety associate and security access control coordinator. She is originally from Grand Forks. She has a business certificate from Aaker's Business College. She currently resides in Grand Forks.


Established in 1980, the CRH 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 important, 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.