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Mark Barclay, MS, FASPR - Bio Sketch

Mark Barclay is the TruServe Coordinator for the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

In this position, Mark promotes the activities of the CRH by coordinating TruServe, a web-based management tool developed by the CRH and in use nationwide by rural health agencies. He is responsible for providing technical support and customer service, developing educational materials and training methods, and assisting clients with computer system set-ups and conversions for TruServe. He also assists with other special projects as needed.

A Grand Forks native, Mark graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in secondary education from UND in 2010, where he was also a captain of the track team. He also received his master's degree in education from UND in 2014.


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.