Ryan Harden
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Credentials
MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Biography

Bio

Ryan Harden, MD, MS, joined the faculty in 2015 and currently serves as course director for Community Clinical Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus. Dr. Harden has a clinical practice at Gateway Clinic in Sandstone, Minn., where he serves as Medical Director, including a hospital practice at Essentia Health Moose Lake, Minn.Dr. Harden also teaches Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Medical Genetics, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics to students preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE). He has given lectures all over the world, including Debrecen, Hungary, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, St. George's University, Grenada and Toronto, Canada. He has also been a guest lecturer with the Montana State University WWAMI program and he has delivered CME lectures on the Ethics of Genetic Testing. He has been a panelist and host for WDSE-TV's(PBS North) television program "Doctors On Call."Dr. Harden has been involved in community programs to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse. He has also worked closely with pharmacists to improve patient compliance with prescription medicines. Dr. Harden enjoys spending his free time with his family. His recreational interests include fly fishing, cross-country skiing, marathon running, motorcycling, scuba diving, waterskiing and ice hockey.

Education

MD, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Campus
Rural Physician Associate Program, University of Minnesota Medical School
BA, St. Olaf College
Major: Chemistry (ACS)
MS, University of Minnesota Duluth
Major: Chemistry

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Guest Lecturer, Visiting Professorship
Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program
Guest Lecturer, Visiting Professorship
Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program
Guest Lecturer, Visiting Professorship
University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Campus
Guest Lecturer, Visiting Professorship
Montana State University WWAMI
Resident Physician,
Duluth Family Practice Center
Chief Resident,
Duluth Family Practice Center
Guest Lecturer, Visiting Professorship
Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program

Licensures and Certifications

DEA Registered Prescriber,
License to Practice Medicine and Surgery, State of Minnesota
Advanced Cardiac Life Support,
Family Medicine Board Certification,

Honors and Recognition

Kaplan Medical “Meet Our Doctors” Program
2018
Physician of the Year Nomination, Minnesota Academy of Family Practice
2017
Kaplan Medical “Meet Our Doctors” Program
2017
Physician of the Year Nomination, Essentia Health Sandstone
2010
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher Award
2009
Kaplan Medical Honor Society
2007
Kaplan Medical Honor Society
2006
Senior Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
2006
Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society
2006
Graduate Student Teacher of the Year Nomination
1998

Media Appearances

Arthritis, PBS
2018
Arthritis, PBS
2017
Diabetes, PBS
2016
Hypertension, PBS
2014
Hypertension, PBS
2012
Hypertension, PBS
2011
Men's Health, PBS
2009

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American Academy of Family Practice
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Harden, R. M. "Keynote Address", White Coat Ceremony, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Campus, January 01, 2015.
Harden, R. M. "Radon and the community", Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, January 01, 2001.