Delphine N. Tamukong, PhD, is a returning research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this position, Delphine coordinates and facilitates data collection and analysis with a focus on rural health workforce information. She provides reports of data findings and provides project coordination and support for special projects regarding the Rural Health Workforce, North Dakota Area Health Education Center, Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program, and Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility in North Dakota. Prior to joining the CRH, Delphine worked as a research assistant for the Department of Teaching and Learning at UND and then as the assessment coordinator for UND’s Health and Wellness Promotion. She has also served on the Student Affairs Assessment Committee and assisted third-semester nursing students with their community need assessment projects. Delphine is originally from the Republic of Cameroon, where she graduated from the University of Buea with a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance. She completed graduate studies at UND and later went on to earn her doctoral degree in teaching and learning with an emphasis in higher education. She has written and published Christian fiction novels and secular fiction novels on immigrants.