Prairie People: New hires and promotions for the week ending Jan. 14, 2022

Individuals profiled this week include members from Essentia Health and Valley Senior Living

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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 advanced practice registered nurse

FARGO, N.D. โ€ข Aubrey Mowery, an advanced practice registered nurse and certified nurse practitioner specializing in pediatrics, is excited to welcome new patients at Essentia Health-Fargo.

Aubrey Mowery
Aubrey Mowery
Image: Courtesy of Essentia Health

She said she chose to specialize in pediatrics because a healthy childhood is foundational to a healthy life.

Mowery received a Master of Science in Nursing in pediatric primary care from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, as well as a Master of Public Health from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.


Valley Senior Living names chief human resources officer

GRAND FORKS, N.D. โ€ข Adam Edwards has accepted the position of chief human resource officer at Valley Senior Living, a Grand Forks retirement community.

Edwards received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mayville State University, a Master of Science in Leadership from North Dakota State University, and is a board-certified nursing home administrator.

He comes to Valley Senior Living with more than four years of human resource and administration experience.

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