Medical Clinic

Meet Our Team

Welcome to St. Cloud State University Medical Clinic. Our staff has been providing quality health care to students for over 90 years. We are an accredited medical clinic, which means we have met rigorous national standards in the provision of medical services.

Medical Providers

Brent Nielsen, M.D.

Brent Nielsen, M.D.

Medical Director

Education: University of Minnesota Medical School, MD

Residency: West Suburban Family Medicine Residency in Oak Park, Illinois

Credentials: Two decades of experience in College Health setting including positions at Indiana University and University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Areas of interest: sports medicine, dermatology and infectious diseases/public health issues.

Favorite part of working at St. Cloud State University: Interacting with our diverse student population on a daily basis and having the opportunity to impact their college experience by addressing their health issues.

Lisa Hennen, FNP-BC

Lisa Hennen, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Education: Graduate Degree from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Undergraduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter MN

Credentials: Board Certified as a family Nurse Practitioner providing care for people of all ages.

Work History: Worked in primary and urgent care settings seeing patients for a variety of acute medical conditions as well as managing stable chronic disorders. 

Areas of Interest: Health promotion and education, but I truly enjoy all areas of providing medical care.

Favorite part of working at St. Cloud State: I am excited about helping students learn about their own health and assisting them on a lifelong path of wellness.

Kris Gross, FNP-C

Kris Gross, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Education: Graduate Degree from Graceland University, Independence, Missouri. Undergraduate from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Credentials: Board Certified as an Advanced practice Nurse Practitioner providing care for people of all ages.

Work history: CentraCare internal medicine, palliative care, family practice and pediatrics.

Areas of interest: working closely with students to promote healthy lifestyles and navigating the healthcare system.

Favorite part of working at St. Cloud State: as a parent of a college and a high school student, I’ve had a front row seat for the adolescent and college experience. I’m excited to broaden my circle of influence to students at St. Cloud State.

Scott Maanum, MD

Scott Maanum, MD

Medical Doctor

Education: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND, Degree in Medicine (MD); Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, Bachelor’s of Arts (BA) degree and Major in Biology with Minor in Chemistry

Residency: Broadlawns Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Des Moines, IA. 

Credentials: worked in general practice settings in western Minnesota with emphasis on endoscopy and sports medicine.

Areas of interest: sports medicine, diabetes care and health promotion.

Favorite part of working at St. Cloud State: I enjoy interacting with college students because they are eager to learn. The college community is rich with cultural diversity, and I enjoy that. Being around young learners is refreshing and inspiring. The other clinicians, nurses, and staff at the clinic are friendly and there is a shared mission to provide the best possible medical care to our students. I am proud to be a part of this team.

Nursing Staff

Stacie Black, RN

Stacie Black, RN

Nurse Manager

Kim Marshall, LPN

Kim Marshall, LPN

Nursing Staff

Kayla Furbur, LPN

Kayla Furbur, LPN

Nursing Staff

Julie Beier, CMA

Julie Beier, CMA

Nursing Staff

Ancillary and Support Staff

Susan Boenish

Susan Boenish

Clerical Staff

Check-in/Receptionist
Medical Records
Emily Pinson

Emily Pinson

Clerical Staff

Student Insurance Advocate
Immunization Coordinator
Elaine Ramler

Elaine Ramler

Clerical Staff

Insurance Billing
Accounts Receivable
Jerry Crissman

Jerry Crissman

Laboratory Staff

Wendy Groth

Wendy Groth

Laboratory Staff

Administration Staff

Kim Ohmann

Kim Ohmann

Associate Director

Erica Karger-Gatzow LICSW

Erica Karger-Gatzow LICSW

Assistant Director of Health Promotion and Marketing