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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Reneé 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

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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
Medical interests: Addiction, chronic pain management

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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
Medical interests: International health, OB, public health, research, sports medicine

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Jean Moon, PharmD
Associate Professor

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

Pharmacy school: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Minnesota with pharmaceutical care leadership emphasis
Medical interests: Asthma, diabetes, smoking cessation, motivational interviewing
Background: During residency, Moon practiced at the Community-University Health Care Center and Broadway Family Medicine.

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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
Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency
Additional training: MPH, University of Wisconsin
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin (primary care research)

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Michelle Sherman, PhD
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 Family Medicine, Madison, Residency
Medical interests: Osteopathic manipulation, musculoskeletal treatments, medical education

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Andrea Westby, MD
Assistant Professor

612-302-8200
westby@umn.edu

Medical school: University of Minnesota
Residency: United Family Medicine Residency Program
Medical interests: Pediatrics, obstetrics, nutrition, integrative medicine

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Michael Wootten, MD
Director

612-302-8200
woote001@umn.edu

Medical school: Vanderbilt University
Residency: University of Minnesota North Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Medical interests: Medical home, maternity care and OB procedures, chronic disease
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 routinely teaches procedural skills, such as sigmoidoscopy and OB ultrasound.
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
Associate 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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