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Makenzie Atherton, MPH - Bio Sketch

Makenzie M. M. Atherton serves as the content development coordinator, working on a federally funded national website supporting the response to the opioid crisis in rural areas and at the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

She assists RHIhub with project coordination and finding resources needed to support rural health projects. She is also responsible for compiling, developing, and maintaining data and research content.

Prior to joining the RHIhub, Makenzie worked for the CRH as a systems evaluator for a rural healthcare grant that provided medical equipment to rural emergency medical services and hospitals in seven Midwest and Mountain West states.

Makenzie has a bachelor of science in education and human sciences from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master of Public Health from UND. She is originally from Bismarck, North Dakota.