The Staff

The medical professionals here at Valley Health are here to serve you and are committed to offering excellent reproductive care. Our experienced team has an in-depth knowledge of women’s healthcare, which makes Valley Health a great choice!

Dr. Andy Gasparini, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Gasparini currently serves as Valley Health’s Medical Director and has since 2017. He graduated from the University of North Dakota and is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He currently is employed with Altru Health System.

 

 

 


Laura Spicer, Executive Director, WHNP

Laura joined Valley Health in 2006 as a Women’s Nurse Practitioner. A Grand Forks native, Laura received her undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of North Dakota and went on to earn her Masters from the University of Minnesota. Laura continues to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and serves as the agency’s Executive Director. She currently resides in Grand Forks with her husband and four children.


Vanessa Cardona, WHNP

Vanessa, a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner joined Valley Health in 2018. She was employed by an OB/GYN office for over five years in Phoenix, Arizona where her aspiration for women’s health was formed. She pursued nursing and obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2014. After practicing as a RN for a progressive care unit, Vanessa’s family was relocated on her husband’s military orders to Italy. She used her three years in Italy to complete her Masters of Science in Nursing, becoming a Board Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, while exploring Europe as much as possible. Originally from Texas, she enjoys spending time with her family while traveling near and far. Vanessa currently resides in Grand Forks with her loving husband and two children.

 


Kimberly Williams, FNP

Kimberly began her Valley Health career as a Nurse Practitioner in 2017. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota in 2011. After some time working in the medical field as an Registered Nurse she returned to the University of North Dakota to earn her Masters Degree. She currently resides in Grand Forks with her husband and two children.


Kerry Anderson, Administrative Manager, CMA

Kerry started at Valley Health in 1993 and currently serves as an Administrative Manager and Certified Medical Assistant (CMA). Her main duties consist of billing, insurance submission and clinical functions. Originally from East Grand Forks, Minnesota, Kerry currently resides in Grand Forks. She has one son and three rescue animals.

 

 

 


Amanda Rengstorf, Community Outreach and Program Coordinator

Amanda joined the Valley Health team in 2019 and currently serves as a Community Outreach and Program Coordinator. Amanda has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and New Art Media from the University of North Dakota. She is a native of Tabor, Minnesota. She currently resides with her husband and two daughters in Grand Forks.


Judy Short, LPN

Judy joined the Valley Health team in 2009 and currently serves as a Licensed Nurse Practitioner, (LPN). Before completing her nursing degree, she worked as a certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and a Surgical Assistant. She is a native of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, where she currently resides with her family.

 

 


Hailey Dempsey, CNA/Office Assistant

Hailey joined Valley Health in 2018 as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Office Assistant. She currently resides in Grand Forks with her boyfriend and two children.


Melissa Scutchings, Office Assistant

Melissa joined Valley Health in 2018 as an Office Assistant. She has both medical and legal experience. She loves spending time with her daughters at their various activities. She was born and raised in Langdon, North Dakota, and currently resides in Grand Forks with her boyfriend and their three daughters.


Bridget Kilgore, Office Assistant

Bridget started working with Valley Health in October of 2018. She brings over twenty years experience in the medical customer service industry. Bridget has provided office support in many different medical specialties including plastic surgery, dermatology, neurosurgery, neurology and many others. Bridget was born and raised in Grand Forks, graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Bridget has one son and resides in Grand Forks.