Personnel changes, updates at CRMC

Personnel changes, updates at CRMC

August 16, 2022 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

Obstetrician/Gynecologist Alisha Lindberg, M.D., will begin treating patients at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s Crosby and Baxter clinics on September 1.

Originally from Scandia, Minn., Dr. Lindberg earned her Medical Degree at the University of Minnesota where she recently completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from the University of Minnesota-Morris.

Dr. Lindberg is passionate about comprehensive women’s healthcare. She has a specific interest in family planning, adolescent gynecology, infertility, high-risk obstetrics, and international work. She has participated in medical mission trips to Santiago, Dominican Republic, and Jalapa, Nicaragua. She also rotated in San Jose, Costa Rica, during medical school.

She has served as a volunteer prenatal educator at Westfields Hospital in New Richmond, Wisc., and contributed to the Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Initiative there. Dr. Lindberg enjoys education and strongly believes in empowering her patients with knowledge, so they are able to make the best decisions regarding their health and wellness.

Outside of her practice, Dr. Lindberg enjoys outdoor activities, hiking with her dogs, cycling, yoga, and farmer’s markets. She and her husband, Ben, have one daughter, Lyla.

For an appointment with Dr. Lindberg, call 218-545-1049.

Justin Richards of Pequot Lakes was recently promoted to Clinical Pharmacist lead at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.

In his new position, Richards will work with the clinical pharmacy staff to ensure appropriate training and compliance to regulatory standards and policies. He will assist in coordinating staff schedules and daily assignments ensuring appropriate levels of 24/7 coverage. Richards will also coordinate pharmacy operational changes with clinical pharmacists and assist the pharmacy director with quality assurance functions and process improvement.

A Clinical Pharmacist at CRMC since June 2014, Richards earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in Duluth. He also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Chemistry at the university.

Richards grew up in Staples and along with his wife moved back to central Minnesota after he finished pharmacy school. The couple has two children:  Adeline, 6, and Tyler, 3. In his free time, Richards enjoys spending time with his family on the lake, traveling, golf, and fishing.

Emergency Medicine physician Gina Schlueter, M.D., joined the full-time emergency staff at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby in July 2022.

Dr. Schlueter completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at Regions Hospital’s Level I Trauma Center in St. Paul. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis and a Bachelor of Arts degree Magna Cum Laude in Chemistry at Concordia College in Moorhead.

She also has experience working as an EMS Resident Associate Medical Director at Regions, Ultrasound and Simulation Instructor for the University of Minnesota Medical School, Emergency Medical Technician and Health Unit Coordinator for Allina Health in Buffalo, and Certified Nurse Assistant at Sanford Health Hospital in Fargo.

Dr. Schlueter has volunteered as a peer mentor, Hands On Advocacy Committee Chair, youth soccer coach, Emergency Medicine & Ultrasound Interest Group Committee member, and CLUES pre-school teacher. She is a member of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Academy of Emergency Physicians, and Minnesota Medical Association.

Dr. Schlueter and her husband, Tim, enjoy many outdoor activities, competitive card games, traveling, and spending time with family. They along with their two dogs especially love lake days and pontoon rides at their new area home.