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Dr. Josalynne (Josy) Hoff

Josy Hoff
Dr. Josalynne "Josy" Hoff-Rue specializes in Family Medicine. “I love taking care of people from the day they are born through the rest of their lives," she says. "That’s the reason I chose to practice Family Medicine.” She started her healthcare career as a respitory therapist trained at the University of Mary, Bismarck. She went on to complete her Doctor of Medicine degree at University of North Dakota Medical School in 2016. She completed her residency at the UND Center for Family Medicine in Bismarck.     
A North Dakota native, Hoff grew up on a farm outside of Bowdon. Her husband, Jesse Rue, PharmD, is originally from Hillsboro, N.D., and also is employed at Heart of America Medical Center.

In her free time Dr. Hoff enjoys traveling, cooking, baking and photography.

Stephanie Buckmier, NP-C


Stephanie Buckmier; Nurse Practitioner, joined the staff at Heart of America Johnson Clinic in Maddock in June of 2016.

Buckmier grew up in Oberon, North Dakota and graduated from Sheyenne Public High School. She attended the University of North Dakota becoming a Nurse Practitioner in 2005.

After graduating from UND she focused on internal medicine at Altru Health System in Devils Lake and Spirit Lake Health Center in Fort Totten where her focus was family practice.

Gail Danielson, PA

Doctors11.jpgDanielson is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Physician Assistant Program, Grand Forks. She completed nurses training at St. Luke's School of Nursing, Fargo. She's been part of Heart of America Johnson Clinics medical team for more than 20 years.

Dustin Hager, PA-C


Hager began his healthcare career as a paramedic, working for Fargo Moorehead Ambulance Service in Fargo and still volunteers with the Towner Fire & Ambulance Service. He completed his master's in physician assistant studies at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He also holds a degree in business management from Minot State University in Minot, N.D., and an MBA in healthcare administration from the University of Mary, Bismarck.

Dustin is the recipient of 2016 National Rural Health Association's Practitioner of the Year Award.

Heidi Schmaltz, PA-C

Heidi Schmaltz is a physician's assitant that will be splitting her time between the HAMC Clinics in Dunseith and Rugby.  


Nicole Lemieux, PA-C

Nicole2crop.jpgNicole Lemieux, Physician Assistant Certified,
works with patients of all ages and needs. She's a participating provider in the University of North Dakota's Don’t Quit the Quit Program, supporting pregnant and postpartum women in recovery from opioid-use disorders. She offers these services at the Heart of America Johnson Clinic in Rugby and Dunseith.

Nicole started her healthcare studies at UND, where she earned a degree in Clinical Laboratory Science. She spent five years working as a Licensed Medical Technologist in Jamestown (N.D.) Regional Medical Center, before returning to UND, where she completed the Physician Assistant Studies program in 2017.

A 2006 Rugby High School graduate, Nicole is happy to be providing healthcare to folks in the place where she grew up.


Dr. Steven Schoneberg

Dr. Schoneberg holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Montana in Missoula and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. He also completed his residency in Family Practice at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. He is board certified in Family Practice by the American Board of Family Practice and is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Schoneberg practiced at Heart of America Medical Center from 1989-1993 and returned in June of 2013. 

Dr. Ronald Skipper


Dr. Skipper is a board certified general surgeon who provides all general outpatient surgeries at Heart of America Surgical Clinic. After receiving his bachelor's degree from Kent State University, Dr. Skipper went on to achieve his doctor of medicine degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He previously practiced at HAMC from 1997 to 2005, before rejoining the HAMC team in 2012

Andi Stahl, GNP-BC

Andrea (Andi) Stahl, Gerontolgical Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified joined Heart of America Medical Center in January 2014. Stahl graduated from Wolford High School and from there went onto the University of North Dakota for her undergrad in nursing and also for her master's NP degree, graduating in 2000. She practiced in Grand Forks in the cardiology department at Altru until relocating to Rugby.

Jenna Thompson, FNP

jennaweb.JPGJenna Thompson, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), a 2003 Rugby High School graduate received her nursing degree from Minot State University.   She started her career at Trinity Health in Minot and worked in the Orthopedics/Neurology department for 3 years then in Post Anesthesia Care Unit for 1 year before relocating back to Rugby.
She was hired as a Registered Nurse and Assistant Director of Nursing in the Heart of America Care Center where she cared for residents for nearly 4 years. She continued her education and graduated from The University of North Dakota in 2017 with her Masters of Science in Nursing.
Thompson will care for patients of all ages at Heart of America Johnson Clinic in Rugby and Dunseith.

Cammy Kelsch, FNP-C


Cammy Kelsch, Family Nurse Practitioner, received an Associate of Science in Practical Nursing (LPN) from the North Dakota College of Science in Wahpeton and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Medcenter One College of Nursing in Bismarck. In April of 2006 she completed a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary and became a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Townsend joined Heart of America Medical Center in February 2013 and cares for patients in the emergency room.

Chelsey Wyatt, APRN, CRNA.

Chelsey Wyatt, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).

Wyatt, a Bismarck ND native, attended the Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, Colorado.  She worked as a Veterinary Technician in Denver for two years.

Wyatt was accepted into the University of Mary Nursing School in Bismarck and graduated in 2011. She worked as an ICU Nurse for nearly four years. After which, she attended the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia graduating with her CRNA.