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Katie Thompson is the Director for the Eastern North Dakota Area Health Education Center and State Advisor of North Dakota HOSA-Future Health Professionals. She was the first state advisor and has returned to ND HOSA after several years as a school teacher in Park River, ND and an educator with NDSU Extension Walsh County.

Katie was born and raised in Park River, where she currently resides. Healthcare has always interested her. She worked as a CNA while completing her teaching degree, and continued to work as a CNA on a part-time basis until 2019.

Katie enjoys spending time with her husband, son and their two dogs. She is involved with several organizations and community projects and is skilled at making positive relationships with youth. 

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