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Mandi-Leigh Peterson, MA
Senior Research Analyst

Mandi-Leigh is a senior research analyst who focuses on rural health workforce. She estimates projections for future healthcare workforce needs in North Dakota.


Most Recent Publications & Presentations

North Dakota Hospital Assessment: 2017 Flex Chartbook
This chartbook presents the findings of the 2017 survey of hospitals in North Dakota.
Projects: CAH Quality Network, Flex
Author(s): Besse, R., Peterson, M., Dickson, L.
Date: May 2019
Type: Report
Fifth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2019
Now in its fifth edition, the report is a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of these issues available anywhere, and is the result of a collaborative effort of the Center for Rural Health, the School, and the School's Advisory Council.
Author(s): UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Date: November 2018
Type: Report
Identifying Variability in Patient Characteristics and Prevalence of Emergency Department Utilization for Mental Health Diagnoses in Rural and Urban Communities
Patients needing behavioral healthcare can get more appropriate, cost-effective treatment if they are redirected from emergency departments (EDs). This study examined whether a larger proportion of rural versus urban patients went to went to EDs.
Project: Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M.
Publication: The Journal of Rural Health
Date: October 2017
Type: Journal Article
North Dakota Nursing Facility Workforce Survey Chartbook: 2016
This chartbook provides an overview of workforce-related factors in nursing facilities across North Dakota.
Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
Date: September 2017
Type: Report
Characteristics of U.S. and International Medical Graduates in Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
Examines the differences between U.S. and international medical graduates working as primary care physicians in North Dakota.
Project: State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 37
Date: August 2017
Type: Fact Sheet