North Memorial Faculty

 
Michael Broton, MD
Assistant Professor

612-884-0406
brot0054@umn.edu

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency

Fellowship: Hennepin County Medical Center in primary care sports medicine

Medical interests: Sports medicine, preventive and community health, wilderness medicine

Background: After residency, Broton practiced in the Camden neighborhood of North Minneapolis before joining faculty at the University of Minnesota. Now, he is involved in medical student education in sports medicine, teaching history and physical exam skills. He maintains community ties as a team physician for a Minneapolis high school

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Renée Crichlow, MD
Assistant Professor

(612) 302-8200
rcrichlo@umn.edu

Medical school: University of California (UC), Davis 

Residency: UC Davis Medical Center Family Medicine Residency 

Fellowships: UC, San Francisco in faculty development and research; US Department of Health and Human Services in primary care health policy

Medical interests: Full spectrum family medicine with OB

Background: After residency, Crichlow was an attending physician, researcher, and instructor at UCLA, Davis, with a joint appointment in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Breast Health Clinic. Prior to joining North Memorial, she was faculty at the Montana Family Medicine Residency with her continuity clinic in the town of Joliet (population 900). 

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Kathryn Justesen, MD
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
gate0051@umn.edu

Medical school: Rush University

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency

Background: Dr. Justesen completed her residency at North Memorial in 2002, then was a partner in a private physician-owned clinic for 11 years. She returned to North in 2014 as a full-time faculty member and has been the program director since July 2018.

Why North Memorial? My heart truly never left, even in the years between residency and when I joined the faculty. There is a special vibe here - a commitment that unifies us - a desire to do the right thing for our patients, our staff, our residents. and each other.

Medical interests: Full spectrum family medicine, obstetrics, medication-assisted treatment of substance use disorder, pediatric development, preventative health

Personal interests: Running, paddleboarding, keeping up with my 3 pre-teen/teenaged kids.

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LuAnn Kibira, CNP

612-302-8200
lkibira@umphysicians.umn.edu

Graduate school: Planned Parenthood of Minnesota/South Dakota Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Medical interests: Adolescent and women’s health

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Robert Levy, MD
Assistant Professor

612-302-8218
levyx114@umn.edu

Medical school: Stony Brook University, SUNY

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency

Fellowship: Hazelden in addiction and chronic pain

Background: Dr. Levy joined North Memorial as a faculty member during his fellowship period as a junior faculty. He completed his fellowship and continued to split time with North Memorial and Hazelden Betty Ford until 2015 when he took a full time job with North Memorial.

Medical interests: Addicted health care professionals, chronic pain management, the integration of addiction treatment into primary care, hospital medicine, rural ER, and addiction in pregnancy and the neonatal period.

Personal interests: Cooking, board games, travel, and playing with his dog. 

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Jody Lounsbery, PharmD
Associate Professor

612-302-8200
loun0015@umn.edu

Pharmacy school: University of Minnesota

Residencies: Ohio State University in ambulatory/community care; University of Maryland in ambulatory care 

Medical interests: Interprofessional education, comprehensive medication management

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Laura Miller, MD
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
welli045@umn.edu

Medical school: Drexel University

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency

Background: Dr. Miller joined North Memorial as a faculty member immediately following completion of residency. She is near completion of her Master of Public Health, which has focused on community health.

Medical interests: Full spectrum family medicine, obstetrics, interprofessional education, preventative and community health, underserved medicine, Spanish-speaking populations, public health, international medicine

Personal interests: Ultimate frisbee, running, yoga, outdoor adventures, travel, chasing after her 3 kids.

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Jean Moon, PharmD
Associate Professor

612-302-8200
jmoon@umphysicians.umn.edu

Pharmacy school: University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Residency: University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Background: Dr. Moon joined North Memorial as a faculty member immediately following completion of residency in 2005.

Medical interests: Pulmonary, interprofessional education, experiential and residency education

Personal interests: Gardening, eating, swimming, sci-fi movies, and musicals.

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Tanner Nissly, DO
Assistant Professor

612-302-8216
nissl003@umn.edu

Medical school: Des Moines University

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Medical interests: Underserved medicine, community and mental health, clinical systems

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David Olson, MD
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
dolson@umphysicians.umn.edu

Medical school: University of Minnesota 

Residency: United Family Medicine Residency

Fellowship: Notre Dame University in primary care sports medicine 

Medical interests: Sports and adolescent medicine, community outreach

Background: Olson was faculty at St. Michael's Family Medicine Residency for one year, prior to joining North Memorial. Currently, he is a team physician for area high schools and colleges and the Minnesota Vikings.

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Shailey Prasad, MD, MPH
Associate Professor

612-302-8200
shailey@umn.edu

Education: MD, Mysore Medical College, India; MPH, University of Minnesota 

Residency: Henry Ford Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital in academic medicine 

Medical interests: Medical education, health care systems, public health and health policy

Background: Prasad has practiced in rural Mississippi and tribal areas in India.

Why North Memorial: 1) Caring for the underserved; 2) working in an intellectually stimulating atmosphere with medical, pharmacy, and therapy students; family medicine residents; and a lively, experienced faculty group; and 3) having access to University resources 

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Jason Ricco, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
ricco004@umn.edu

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program

Background: Dr. Ricco returned to North Memorial as a faculty member following completion of a federally funded primary care research fellowship at UW-Madison, during which he was named an Advancing Health Equity and Diversity (AHEAD) Scholar.

Medical interests: Evidence-based medicine, patient-centered communication, social determinants of health, innovative care delivery models, and community-engaged research

Why North Memorial: North Minneapolis is an amazingly vibrant and resilient community, and everyone working at Broadway Family Medicine is singularly passionate about serving this community. 

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Michelle Sherman, PhD, ABPP
Professor

612-302-8200
sherman@umn.edu

Education: PhD in clinical psychology, University of Missouri

Internship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Background: Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota, Sherman worked in the VA healthcare system for more than 17 years. As the director of the Family Mental Health Program at the Oklahoma City VA, she provided couples/family therapy and developed and evaluated interventions to help families manage serious mental illness and PTSD.

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Andrew Slattengren, DO
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
aslatten@umn.edu

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: University of Wisconsin - Madison Family Medicine Residency Program

Background: Dr. Slattengren joined North Memorial as a faculty member in 2011. Prior to that time, he was a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Medical interests: Osteopathic manipulative treatment, full-spectrum family medicine, medical education

Personal interests: Getting outdoors and enjoying all that Minnesota has to offer, family time.

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Andrea Westby, MD
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
westby@umn.edu

Medical School: University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Residency: Allina/United Family Medicine Residency

Background: Dr. Westby joined North Memorial as a faculty member after practicing full spectrum family medicine in rural Minnesota for 4.5 years.

Medical interests: Full spectrum family medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, practical nutrition, preventative and community health, advocacy particularly for health equity and eliminating the use of race-based medicine, and medical communication

Personal interests: running, yoga, cycling, swimming, reading, supporting University of Minnesota Gopher athletics, the Twins, Lynx, and Timberwolves, spending time with her husband and dogs.

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Michael Wootten, MD
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
woote001@umn.edu

Medical school: Vanderbilt University

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Medical interests: Patient-centered communication; chronic disease management, especially diabetes and hypertension; hospital medicine

Background: Prior to joining North Memorial faculty, Wootten practiced for three years in the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains and four years in suburban Minneapolis. He has practiced in north Minneapolis at Broadway Family Medicine for the past 23 years.

Why North Memorial: 1) The ability to practice full spectrum family medicine, including OB, peds, and hospital medicine, while serving an underserved community; 2) working as a team with specialists, family physicians, nurses, therapists, and other providers; and 3) the opportunity to teach and shape the careers of extremely bright and hard working providers

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Mark Yeazel, MD, MPH
Professor

612-624-2335
yeazel@umn.edu

Medical school: University of New Mexico 

Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency

Fellowship: University of Minnesota in faculty development

Additional training: MPH, University of Minnesota

Medical interests: Preventive medicine, cancer screening, faculty development

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