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Avera Research Institute

Ryan Hansen
Executive Director
605-322-3081

2020 S. Norton Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-322-3050
Fax: 605-322-3051

Clinical Drug Research

Jayden Portice
Clinical Research Manager
605-322-3054

Julie Kittelsrud, CNP
Sub-Investigator
Certified Nurse Practitioner

605-322-3069

Susan Weaver, CNP
Sub-Investigator
Certified Nurse Practitioner

605-322-3068

Julie Fieldsend, RN
Health Management Research Coordinator
605-322-3072

Gail Syverson, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3075

Vikki Petersen, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3056

Char Flottman, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3071

Tammie Ankrum 
Health Management Coordinator
605-322-3075

Mary Payer
Health Management Coordinator
605-322-3070

Mike Jahnke
Program Coordinator
605-322-3067

Tammy Jung 
Regulatory Specialist
605-322-3050

Ray Iwen 
Billing Coordinator
605-322-3065

Clinical Cancer Research

Cheryl Ageton, RN
Clinical Research Manager
605-322-3095

Krista Schmit, PharmD
Research Pharmacist
605-322-3096

Janna Binder, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3293

Michaela Bertram, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3086

Tracy Petersen, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3079

Karin Swenson, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3018

Mary Fagerness, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-7554

Natasha Flier, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-7536

Heidi Nickles, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3295

Dan Norfolk, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
605-322-3291

Jan Healy, MT
Regulatory Specialist
605-322-3082

 

Applied Research

Ronald Utecht, PhD
Scientific Director
605-275-8755

Terry Downey, PhD 
Operations Director 
605-275-8754

Barb Haberer
Senior Research Associate
605-275-8752

Katie Pohlson
Research Associate
605-275-8753

 

Pre-Clinical Research

Karen Munger, PhD
Director of Pre-Clinical Research
605-336-3230 ext 6506

Patrick Ronan, PhD
Research Scientist
605-336-3230 ext 96505

Jason Petersen, PhD
Research Scientist
605-336-3230 ext 96607

Leah Callahan
Research Associate
605-336-3230 ext 96505

Delf Schmidt-Grimminger, MD
Research Scientist
605-357-1526

 

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