Territory: Minnesota and Missouri
LeeAnn Mortensen brings many years of public health experience to Hazelden Betty Ford’s adolescent and young adult services in Minnesota. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she had a fellowship for Return Peace Corps Volunteers. While completing her academic studies, she also coordinated a community-based health program in low-income, minority neighborhoods. Most recently, LeeAnn was the Injury Prevention Program Coordinator at a Level I Trauma Center in the Twin Cities. As a part of that position, she was involved in an adolescent and young adult prevention coalition that focused on alcohol and other drugs and the implementation of several environmental prevention strategies across the region. LeeAnn is passionate about providing adolescents and young adults the opportunity to live healthy lives and to be successful, contributing members of society.