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Trader joins staff of Essentia Health

Nurse Practitioner JoAnn Trader has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-Jamestown Clinic in Jamestown.

"Essentia Health's mission, values and beliefs directly corresponds with my own," Trader said. "The people we serve should be our highest priority, and I feel I have seen this demonstrated here. I look forward to joining this talented team."

Trader earned a doctorate in nursing from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

"Family medicine gives me the opportunity to provide care for all ages, from pediatrics to the geriatric population," Trader said. "Not only will I manage chronic illness, but I can provide preventive care to improve the health of my patients as well."

To schedule an appointment with Trader, call 253-5300. To see her full profile, visit and click on "Find a Doctor or Provider."