- Dr. Allen is a graduate of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the Marshfield, Wis., Internal Medicine Residency. He has practiced in North Dakota since 1987 in the areas of Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Air Medical Transport. He has been involved in medical education since 1987 and is currently the director of clinical skills education for second year medical students and the medical director of the Simulation Center.
- Jessi received her A.S. in Radiologic Technology from Northland Community & Technical College, her B.S. in Applied Health from the University of Minnesota Crookston, and her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Mary. In her role as program administrator for the Simulation Center and SIM-ND, Jessi oversees all of the simulation operations within the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the mobile simulation units. This includes marketing, scheduling, financial, human resources, and instructional delivery methods.
- Rachel Osowski is a 2010 graduate of the University of North Dakota. She has a B.A in Social Science and a minor in Health Education. Rachel is the Standardized Patient Program Coordinator. She oversees and assists the coordinating, training and coaching of standardized patients for clinical skills teaching and assessment activities for the SMHS medical student curriculum. Rachel also oversees the SHaPE program which is dedicated to assisting the third-year medical students with their continuing education of history and physical exam skills while they are participating in their clerkships throughout the state of North Dakota.
- Erin received her BUS with a minor in Health and Wellness from NDSU. She has 12 years of Massage Therapy experience, practicing as a Licensed Massage Therapist and specializing in Orthopedic and Therapeutic massages. Erin is the Standardized Patient Program Assistant. In her role, Erin assists in coordinating, training, and coaching standardized patients for clinical skills teaching and assessment activities for the SMHS medical student curriculum. Additionally, Erin manages the MSIII SHaPE program for the the 3rd year medical students.
- Courtney earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at UND in 2012. She has 6 years of experience as a Registered Nurse—3 years in Cardiac/Telemetry and 3 years in Emergency Medicine. At the Simulation Center, Courtney collaborates with the team on development of simulation courses and curriculum design, teaches/instructs Simulation Center education and faculty development courses, and oversees assessment and evaluation of the simulation curriculum in collaboration with Simulation Center staff and Education Resources personnel.
Tim has over 30 years' experience as a Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP) in a hospital based Advanced Life Support ambulance service and is Critical Care certified. He is certified instructor by the American Heart Association to teach ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), & BLS (Basic Life Support). He is also a specialized instructor for ICS (Incident Command Systems), WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction), and a certified ND EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Instructor. He is in charge of creating medical reality in our simulations through moulage. Additionally, he is the Medical Operations Director for the SIM-ND program.
- Dakota earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree from UND. At the Simulation Center Dakota is responsible for the programming, maintenance, repair, and operation of the computerized human patient simulators. Additionally, Dakota is the Director of Technology for the SIM-ND program.