Our team


Desiree Desjardins, FNP-C , ONP-C

Nurse Practitioner/Founder

Desiree Desjardins is a Minot Native who finished her education at University of Mary. She is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner, and a Certified Medical Examiner. She has been a nurse since 1994 and a Nurse Practitioner since 2010. Desiree worked at Trinity Orthopedics as an orthopedic and occupational health care provider as well as a surgical first assistant during surgery procedures.
Desiree is a an avid lake-goer and enjoys fishing and spending time with her family. She opened Lakeview Health Clinic in 2018 with the goal of bringing quality care to the Minot area; according to her patients, she has done just that!

Jennifer Napora, FNP-C

Family and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

 Jennifer Napora started her journey in healthcare in 1997 as a certified nursing assistant. She received her BSN in Nursing from Minot State University in 2004 and worked in a wide variety of nursing positions during her 15 years of providing quality nursing care. Jennifer then earned her MSN for Family Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University in 2019.
  Jennifer was born and raised in the Minot area, spending much of her childhood at her family farm south of Velva in Ruso. She has raised five wonderful children and is currently a proud “MiMi” to her four perfect grandsons. There is nothing she loves more than spending time with her family and friends.
  Jennifer understands the importance of mental as well as physical health. She shows special interest in anxiety and depression, women’s health, care of patients with diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, and minor dermatological procedures. Jennifer also performs Medical Marijuana certifications. She is excited to provide a full spectrum of quality care to meet all of your healthcare needs for patients 10 years and older!

Pamela Leuschen, FNP

Nurse Practitioner/ Pediatrics

Pamela’s primary focus is in Pediatrics, but she will also be taking walk-in patients.

Shannon Stremick, FNP-C

Dermatology Specialized Nurse Practitioner

Shannon  is originally from Dickinson, ND. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dickinson State University and her Master of Science in Advanced Nurse Practice from Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences in Boston.

Cimberly Berg-Hooker, FNP-BC

Family and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Cim Berg-Hooker, MSN, FNP-BC, is a board certified family nurse practitioner. A York native, Cim earned her Bachlelor of Science degree in Nursing from Minot State University.  Her background includes Memory Care, Assisted Living, Medical/Surgical, Public Health and case management.  
        She completed her Master of Science/Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri.  Cim provides comprehensive primary care for all families of all ages, with an emphasis on health promotion, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and injuries, and management of chronic conditions.  
         Cim is also approved to certify patients for Medical Marijuana for chronic conditions. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a member of the North Dakota Nurse Practitioners Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Sigma Theta Au  International Nursing Honor Society. 
          Cim is an avid lake-goer, and enjoys traveling, fishing, and spending time with her daughter and son. 

Nursing Team

Linette, LPN

Linette manages the care of patients for Desiree Desjardins. Maybe say that she brought with her a determination to stay at work until the last patient is cared for as well as bringing a smile to a patient’s face with her infectious laugh. Linette came to Lakeview from Trinity’s Nursing Home and Allergy Clinic, and brought with her a drive and determination to help patients get great care, as well as an infectious laugh.

Ashley, CNA

Ashley works with the provider team. She came to Lakeview from the Sanford Northwest Clinic, where she worked in Family Medicine, and she brought with her the great skills for superb patient care, and a can-do attitude.

Shelli Ehlke-LPN

Shelli, LPN

Shelli works alongside Jennifer Napora. Shelli came to Lakeview from Northland PACE, and has been a nurse for over 20 years.
She brought with her a wealth of experience in patient care, and a winning smile.
Whitney Borud-RN

Whitney, RN

Whitney works alongside Cimberly Berg-Hooker and Shannon Stremick, and is the sole registered nurse in the clinic. She came to Lakeview from Trinity’s Progressive Care Unit, and brought with her a positive attitude and an unstoppable work ethic.

Mckenzie, CNA

Mckenzie is our newest CNA to join the team. Bio Coming Soon.
Whitney Borud-RN

Whitney Borud, RN

Whitney works alongside Cimberly Berg-Hooker and Shannon Stremick, and is the sole registered nurse in the clinic. She came to Lakeview from Trinity’s Progressive Care Unit, and brought with her a positive attitude and an unstoppable work ethic.

Admin Team


Business Manager

Janet works behind the scenes in the Lakeview business office, making sure patients’ claims get paid, and that the staff gets paid too! Janet came to Lakeview from the office of Magic City Brewing as well as Trinity Health Information Management, where she worked behind the scenes as a Medical Transcriptionist and trained as a Medical Coder.


Office Supervisor, Laboratory Coordinator, Phlebotomist

Tara is the Office Supervisor and keeps everything running smoothly. She also is the Laboratory Coordinator and #1 Phlebotomist around! She came to Lakeview from Trinity Home Health and Hospice, and brought with her a heart full of compassion for the Minot community and a drive to improve patient outcomes.


Communications Health Information

Amanda is the first face most of our patients see when they enter the clinic. She’s the living embodiment of the phrase “Jack-of-all-trades” has been with Lakeview since day one.


Patient Services

Shaelyn “Shae” works at the clinic front desk, assisting patients with scheduling appointments, taking calls, and juggling anything else that needs to be done. She formerly worked at the Trinity Business office and Midwest Vision Center. She brought a wealth of customer service experience with her to the clinic.​


Nursing Assistant

Jyli is a current high school student, and daughter of Desiree Desjardins. When she’s not studying and playing sports, she’s helping keep the clinic clean and running without issue.


Nursing Assistant

Hunter is a current student of the nursing program at Minot State University. When she’s not studying or attending sporting events, she’s keeping the clinic spotless and running smoothly for everyone.


Emotional Support

What are the benefits of having an emotional support animal?
These benefits include providing a calm and relaxing environment,  lowering anxiety, alleviating loneliness, enhancing social engagement and interaction, normalizing heart rate and blood pressure, reducing pain, reducing stress, reducing depression and increasing pleasure.
If Angel senses a patient has increased anxiety, she will seek out the patient to provide comfort.
Trevor Ferguson-Accountant

Trevor, Accountant


Trevor assists Lakeview’s Business Manager, Janet Fuchs, in the billing and accounts receivable department. His experience with accounting and customer service make him an invaluable member of the team.


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