|Krohn named director of Center for Family Medicine-Minot|
Kim Krohn has been named director of the family medicine residency program at the UND Center for Family Medicine-Minot.
A board-certified family physician, Dr. Krohn has been associated with the Center for 10 years, first as a UND medical student, later as a resident-in-training and, since 1999, as a member of the faculty. She has been serving as interim program director of the center since July 2005. As director, she replaces C. Milton Smith who served from 1992 to 2005 and is retiring.
"Dr. Krohn has excellent leadership skills," said Robert Beattie, chair of family medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. "She is active in the North Dakota Academy of Family Physicians and the North Dakota Medical Association. As a former student of Dr. Smith, she will continue the Center for Family Medicine faculty's and staff's dedication to serving the health care needs of the Minot area."
An associate professor of family medicine at the UND medical school, Krohn has special interests in medical education, maternity care, care of the elderly, preventive health and adolescent health. She is also a registered dietitian.
She has received awards for excellence as a student, resident, faculty member and practicing physician.
Open to the public, the UND Center for Family Medicine-Minot is a comprehensive family medicine clinic. It is located at 1201 11th Avenue SW, just south of Magic City Campus. For appointments call 858-6700.
Krohn earned a bachelor's degree in dietetics from Michigan State University and a master's degree in public health from the University of Minnesota. A 1996 Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) graduate of the UND medical school, she is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor society in medicine. In 1999, she completed residency training at the UND Center for Family Medicine-Minot.
She and her husband, John Fishpaw, a Minot dentist, have three sons.
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