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Per Ostmo, BA - Bio Sketch

Per Ostmo is an outreach specialist with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

Among his responsibilities in this position, Per is responsible for social media management, web review, and exhibiting at regional health events. As outreach specialist for the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and the Rural Health Research Gateway projects, he also will write web content and promote these projects as well as their products and trainings.

Originally from Wahpeton, North Dakota, Per earned a bachelor's degree in political science from UND and is working on a Master of Public Administration degree at UND. Prior to coming to the CRH, he was an English as a Second Language instructor for Gloria English Schools in Taiwan.

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.