New Pediatrician & Director of Clinic Operations!
NUMC Dr. Okojie & Brie Tarlson

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at the New Ulm Medical Center Allina Health to welcome Dr. Obehi Okojie, Pediatrician, and the new Director of Clinic Operations, Brie Taralson! Dr. Okojie is a Washington D.C. native who completed her residency in Kansas City. She moved to New Ulm in August and studied hard for her boards. After passing the boards, she started at the New Ulm Medical Center in October. She expressed how she prefers working with children because of their honesty and listening skills.  Brie Taralson has just moved to New Ulm from Fargo. She oversees the clinic, gives support to providers and nursing staff. She attended Luther College with a degree in Chemistry & Political Science and also for Health Administration. She grew up in the metro area and spent a lot of time in Iowa. She says one thing that drew her to New Ulm was the Heart of New Ulm project! Congratulations and welcome to New Ulm, Brie Taralson & Dr. Okojie!

In the photo: Andrea Boettger, Turner Hall; Dr. Obehi Okojie, Brie Taralson, New Ulm Medical Center; Terri Budahn, Kohl’s Wheelborg Chevrolet; Lori Kollmann, Citizen’s Bank.