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Family, sports medicine physician joins CRMC

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center (CRMC) recently welcomed Dr. Janna Vilen to the medical campus in Crosby as a family and sports medicine physician with advanced training in caring for athletes of all ages and treating athletic injuries.

Vilen attended the University of St. Thomas and received a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in health promotion science and a minor in chemistry. She went on to attend the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth and Minneapolis.

From 2007-10 she completed her residency through the University of Minnesota Family Medicine Residency, Methodist, and in 2011 received a fellowship in sports medicine from Montana Family Medicine Residency.

Before joining CRMC she provided care at Holy Rosary Healthcare and Riverstone Health in Montana.

Vilen’s work has been published in The Journal of Family Practice and she has provided numerous presentations on sports medicine. She is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Family Practice Physicians.

Vilen joins the medical campus in Crosby with her husband, Dr. Erik Vilen, who is a new physician addition to the Emergency Medicine Department at CRMC.

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