As they become available, Prairie Business highlights the region's new hires, promotions, and employee achievements. This week's spotlight includes the following:

Essentia Health welcomes several new physicians

FARGO, N.D. • Essentia Health has recently welcomed several new physicians at clinics in Fargo, N.D., and Moorhead, Minn.

Dr. Kiesha Onyeneho, a family medicine physician, is excited to welcome new patients at the Essentia clinic in Moorhead.

Kiesha Onyeneho
Kiesha OnyenehoImage: Essentia Health

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She said the reason she chose family medicine is in the name — she loves taking care of the whole family, taking care of people through all those stages in life, from babies to the elderly.

Dr. Onyeneho received her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health in Grand Forks and completed her residency in family medicine at Prevea Health in Eau Claire, Wis.

Dr. Eric Jacobson, a family medicine physician, is excited to welcome new patients at the 52nd Avenue clinic in Fargo.

 Eric Jacobson
Eric JacobsonImage: Essentia Health

Dr. Jacobson was raised in Bowbells, N.D., and received his medical degree at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health in Grand Forks and completed his residency in family medicine at Altru Health System in Grand Forks.

He said he was drawn to family medicine based on the personal connections, saying one of the most rewarding aspects of his work is creating connections with patients and their families as they change and grow, from welcoming a new child to end-of-life care.

Dr. Stephen Humble has joined the emergency medicine team at Essentia in Fargo.

Stephen Humble
Stephen HumbleImage: Essentia Health

He said his goal is to treat every patient he encounters with the same care and compassion as he would his own family.

Dr. Humble received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tenn.

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