Maridee Shorgen, D.N.P., C.N.M., C.L.C.
Interim Dean, Clinical Professor
Dr. Maridee Shogren was named Interim Dean of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines. She is also a Clinical Professor at the University of North Dakota, Certified Nurse-Midwife and Certified Lactation Counselor. Dr. Shogren has been a faculty member at the UND College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines since 2008. She previously served as the Graduate Nursing Department Chair and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.
Dr. Shogren has extensive knowledge regarding rural health systems, the use of SBIRT and interprofessional education and training. She has practiced as a nurse-midwife in a variety of settings including private practice, rural health clinics, family planning and federally qualified health centers where she shares her passion for women’s health with her colleagues and her patients. Her clinical practice interests include obstetrics and gynecology, contraceptive options, sexually transmitted infections, well woman care, postpartum care and breastfeeding. Dr. Shogren has been a regional nurse consultant with the Frontier Regional FASD Training Center and assisted with development, implementation, and evaluation of educational curricula regarding FASD prevention and identification which utilized SBIRT. Dr. Shogren has also been involved in SAMHSA funded grant work at UND where she spent three years on the interprofessional SBIRT training grant and now works with the Region 8: Mountain Plains Addiction Technology Transfer Center and the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Center grant teams housed at UND. Her areas of expertise on the grant teams include SBIRT, for general populations as well as pregnant women and adolescents; substance exposed mothers and infants; peripartum depression; stigma and women with substance use disorders; and farm stress. Most recently, Dr. Shogren began work as the principal investigator on the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts grant funded program, Don’t Quit the Quit, where she is working to increase access to treatment and care, enhance community education aboour substance use disorders, and grow community awareness and support for women who are pregnant or postpartum and in recovery from opioid use disorder.
Research/Areas of Interest:
- Women’s Health
- Interprofessional Practice
- Substance Use Disorders in Women
- Perinatal Mental Health