Ann Sandgren, PHD | (701) 234-6161
Accepting New Patients
Concordia College (Moorhead, MN)
Doctorate: St. Louis University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO)
St. Louis University (St. Louis, MO)
Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota
Areas of ExpertiseDr. Sandgren is a clinical health psychologist who helps patients deal with the psychological and emotional aspects of life-changing or life-limiting disease. She provides therapy and support to Sanford’s cancer patients in Fargo with both inpatient and outpatient services.
Philosophy of CareNormalize mental health across the health care continuum; eliminate or reduce suffering and distress in both persons affected by illness and their carers/families; collaborate as a care team participant and advocate for optimal patient care and outcomes; reduce social and health care stigmata surrounding death and dying.
Unique Medical Experience and ResearchHave been Co-Principal Investigator on several large grants investigating Breast Cancer interventions to improve well being and quality of life
Multiple publications in refereed (Peer-reviewed) journals
Hobbies and Personal InterestsAnn enjoys adventurous travel, pro bono community service, fiction and nonfiction and family time.
AwardsHospice of the Red River Valley former board member and President of the board
Ongoing hospice volunteer
Member of the Board of Directors of North Dakota Health Care Review, Inc.
Member of the Board of Directors of CaringBridge