Dr. Jon Allen returns to Minot State March 28
Dr. Jon Allen will return to Minot State University March 28 as part of the Distinguished Alumni Series. Dr. Allen will visit the MSU Department of Nursing simulation lab and interact with students. MSU students, faculty and staff and community members can join Dr. Allen for an informal discussion and reception in the lower level of the Gordon B. Olson Library at 4 p.m.
The Mohall native is a 1977 graduate of the MSU nursing program. After three years of nursing practice in critical care, he was accepted by the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. Upon leaving the UND School of Medicine in 1984, he began an internal medicine residency at Marshfield Clinic, Wis., serving as chief resident in his last year. Dr. Allen’s tenure in the Minot community began in 1987 at the Medical Arts Clinic, where he served as an internal medicine physician from 1987 to1999. He maintained a practice at St. Joseph’s/Unimed and Trinity Health, serving as the medical director of Medical Arts clinic and eventually the director of NorthStar Criticare and Minot Community Ambulance.
Dr. Allen became an UND School of Medicine faculty member in 1987. He started as a clinical instructor but rose through the ranks. Initially, he taught medical students and residents in Minot. Upon moving his internal medicine practice to Altru Health Systems in Grand Forks in 1999, he taught medical students at the bedside and in the classroom.
Dr. Allen has held a faculty position as an associate professor of medicine for the UND School of Medicine since 1999. Recently, he began serving as the simulation laboratory director and assistant dean to the northeast campus. His service and leadership activities include several medical missions to Honduras with medical students and other healthcare workers.
For questions, contact Teresa Seright, Department of Nursing representative for Distinguished Alumni Series, at 858-3526 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Sharon Ervin Johnson, alumni volunteer, at email@example.com.