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Avera Research Institute

Ryan Hansen
Executive Director
605-322-3081

2020 S. Norton Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-322-3050
Fax: 605-322-3051

Clinical Drug Research

Jayden Portice
Director of Operations
605-322-3057

Julie Kittelsrud, CNP
Sub-Investigator
Certified Nurse Practitioner

605-322-3069

Julie Fieldsend, RN
Project Leader
605-322-3072

Gail Syverson, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3075

Char Flottman, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3071

Vikki Petersen, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3056

Mike Jahnke
Program Coordinator
605-322-3067

Tammy Jung
Regulatory Specialist
605-322-3050

Ray Iwen
Billing Coordinator
605-322-3065

Clinical Cancer Research

Cheryl Ageton, RN
Clinical Research Manager
605-322-3095

Robin Lockhorst, PharmD
Research Pharmacist
605-322-3096

Michaela Bertram, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3086

Staci Schwingler, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3291

Tina Schaap, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3293

Karin Swenson, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3018

Mary Fagerness, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-7554

Natasha Flier, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-7536

Heidi Nickles, MS, ACM
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3295

Stacy Kehoe
Regulatory Specialist
605-322-3082

Paige Davies
Regulatory Specialist
605-322-3090

Abbie Yusella
Support Specialist
605-322-3221

Michaela Seiber
Support Specialist
605-322-3292

Applied Research

Ronald Utecht, PhD
Scientific Director
605-275-8755

Terry Downey, PhD
Operations Director
605-275-8754

Barb Haberer
Senior Research Associate
605-275-8752

Raj Bhandari, PhD
Research Scientist

Lindsey Marshall
Research Associate

Caleb Berdahl
Research Associate

Ann Spaans 
Quality Manager

 


 

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