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Kerri Ruddell, FNP

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Kerri Ruddell, FNP, is an excellent healthcare professional who has been in the field of medicine for 20 years. Kerri was born and raised in the Grangeville, Idaho and attended Lewis Clark State College where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Several years later, Kerri went on to earn her FNP at Maryville University, Missouri.

Kerri was a bedside nurse for 16 years before becoming an NP. Much of her nursing career was spent in the emergency department where she also did critical care transport. She currently works full-time at an FQHC and working directly with homeless populations. Recently she was awarded Clinician of the Year by the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved. She has a true passion for working with the underserved population and strongly feels healthcare is a team effort. Her focus is patient education, making certain patients have an understanding of their health conditions so they better equipped to make informed decisions regarding their healthcare.

Kerri has been married for 20 years her husband and two children live in north Idaho. In their spare time Kerri and her family enjoys fly fishing, hiking, traveling, exploring new places, pretty much anything outdoors.