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.
- Behavioral Health Workforce Development
- Evaluation of the North Dakota State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis
- Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
- State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup
Most Recent Publications
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
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.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
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.Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 37
Date: August 2017
Type: Fact Sheet
Demographics of Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
Examines the rural/urban status of primary care physicians and some of their characteristics.Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 36
Date: August 2017
Type: Fact Sheet
Most Recent Presentations
- Findings from the North Dakota State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis (Opioid STR)
Presented by Peterson, M., Dulitz, M., Dickson, L. on Jun 13, 2018 at the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, Grand Forks, North Dakota
- ED Use for Behavioral Health among Rural Residents
Presented by Schroeder, S., Peterson, M. on May 10, 2017 at the National Rural Health Association’s Annual Rural Health Conference, San Diego, California
- The Geography of Medicare Beneficiary Hospitalizations
Presented by Hart, G., Peterson, M., Knudson, A. on Oct 27, 2016 at the Applied Geography Conference, Louisville, Kentucky
- Using Data for Grant Writing
Presented by Clarke, K., Niemeier, M., Peterson, M. on May 11, 2016 at the National Rural Health Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- North Dakota Oral Health Status and Policy Recommendations
Presented by Schroeder, S., Gibbens, B., Peterson, M., Hart, G., Jonk, Y. on Jun 13, 2015 at the AcademyHealth State Health Policy Interest Group Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota