Audiologist Kelsey Putvin joined the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Putvin earned a doctorate in audiology from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Nurse Practitioner Mark Lykins joined the Urology Department at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Lykins has worked at Essentia Health as a registered nurse caring for urology and orthopedic patients in the hospital for the past six years. He earned a master's of science in nursing degree from Minnesota State University-Mankato. He is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Physician Assistant Kelsey Miller joined the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Department and Physician Assistant Gretchen Kehoe joined the Ear, Nose and Throat Department at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic. Miller earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. Kehoe earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine in North Chicago, Illinois. Both are certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Nurse Practitioners Samantha Rhode and Tina Walman joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-Spooner Clinic in Wisconsin. Rhode earned a master's degree in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downer Grove, Illinois, and is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Walman has worked for Essentia Health for the past 14 years, most recently in the Family Medicine Department in Superior. She earned a master's degree in nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky and is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.