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PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week ending Nov. 2

Sanford Health hires two new providers

FARGO, N.D. – Two new providers recently joined the Sanford Health Fargo region team.

  • Dr. Julie Jarvis received her osteopathic degree from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Va. She specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Sanford Professional Building in Fargo.
  • Dr. Behzad Sabit received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Montreal. He specializes in neurosurgery at the Sanford Brain and Spine Center in Fargo.
  • BWBR names four to leadership positions

    ST. PAUL, Minn.  – BWBR recently named three architects and an interior designer as principals of the architecture and design firm, one of the largest and oldest in the region.

    The four – Ryan Johansen, Bruce Larson, Craig Peterson and Stefnee Trzpuc – all are graduates of North Dakota State University in Fargo.

    • Johansen, a 2002 NDSU grad, specializes in health care. A native of Mohall, N.D., Johansen’s work includes Jamestown Regional Medical Center and the new ambulatory care center at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls, Minn.
    • A 1988 graduate of NDSU, Larson has spent 21 years at BWBR, specializing primarily in managing and designing health care projects. His work spans the Upper Midwest from Michigan through Wisconsin, Minnesota and into Iowa.
    • Peterson, a 1993 NDSU graduate, has spent 20 years at BWBR. The Warren, Minn., native has led the design of a variety of projects, including the A. Glenn Hill Center for STEM Education at NDSU and Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
    • A 2002 graduate of NDSU, Trzpuc leads BWBR’s design research and knowledge management program. A native of Washburn, N.D., she develops practice-based research projects and uses the findings to enhance design solutions and foster knowledge sharing, both within and outside BWBR.

    Johansen, Larson, and Peterson have degrees in architecture and environmental design from NDSU. Trzpuc holds a bachelor of interior design degree from NDSU and a master’s degree in design from the University of Minnesota.