Eastern North Dakota AHEC (AHEC)

The Eastern North Dakota AHEC (AHEC) works to recruit, educate and sustain health professionals in rural North Dakota. We are “Connecting students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health.”

We are contracted with Mayville State University and housed at Sanford Medical Center – Mayville. The Eastern North Dakota AHEC region serves 28 counties.

Eastern North Dakota AHEC Staff

Bill KrivarchkaDr. Bill Krivarchka, DDS
Director, Eastern North Dakota AHEC
Tel: (701) 788-4477

Dr. Bill Krivarchka is Director of the Eastern North Dakota Area Health Education Center in Mayville, North Dakota since its inception in March 2009. A native of Bowman, North Dakota, Dr. Krivarchka has an extensive background in rural healthcare delivery. He established Goose River Dental, a private dental practice in Mayville in 1978, with satellite clinics in Northwood and Page. He has served on boards of the Traill County Health District, NE Dental District, Mayville Improvement Association, Mayville Portland Clifford Galesburg Area Dollars for Scholars, Mayville-Portland Economic Development and Traill County Economic Development. He also served as the executive director of the Mayville State University Foundation and on several local community and state groups. As director, Dr. Krivarchka will develop programs to recruit and retain healthcare providers in underserved rural areas, as well as address workforce shortages and educating students about healthcare career options. He has Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Dakota and received his DDS degree from the University of Minnesota.