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Kari Torkelson, O.D. - Alumni Profile

Kari Torkelson, O.D. ex. '91, Grand Forks, N.D.

University of Minnesota, Crookston Alumni Association (UMCAA) President Kari Torkelson is no stranger to the Crookston campus.

While attending the U of M, Crookston, Torkelson participated in volleyball, basketball, sang in the choir member, served as a resident assistant, and was a member of the Campus Ministry. Torkelson transferred to North Dakota State University to complete her four year degree. Torkelson went on to achieve her doctorate of optometry at Indiana University. She is an optometrist at Lifetime Vision Center in Grand Forks , N.D.

Torkelson participates in many service activities. She is a member of the Teambacker Board, All-Campus Advisory Board, North Dakota School for the Blind Foundation Board, Red River Habitat for Humanity Board and the Grand Forks Master Chorale Board.

Kari Torkelson received the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2001.

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