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Disease Control New Employee!

Name: Deanna Solhjem

Title: Bismarck Field Epidemiologist

Education Background: M.S. Biology and B.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Biology from UND

Past Experience: I've done field research for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department, and Ducks Unlimited; I worked as a Naturalist for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism where I did wildlife care and rehabilitation and taught school and adult groups about wildlife and conservation using live animals.

Family/Hobbies: My husband, Thad, and I have been married for 9 years. He is Active Duty Army and is currently deployed to Afghanistan with 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division out of Ft. Campbell, KY. We have two dogs with which I love spending time. I also like to read, try new craft projects I find on Pinterest, and go on road trips or go camping with my husband.

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