Get To Know Us
We are here to help you and your organization as you explore and develop telehealth services.
Jonathan Neufeld, PhD - Executive Director
Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, is Program Director of the Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center. Dr. Neufeld joined gpTRAC in February of 2017, having previously served as the Clinical Director of the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center in Indianapolis. He has consulted on a wide range of projects related to rural health and telehealth over the past 15 years. He has presented at numerous regional and national conferences and published peer-reviewed articles in the fields of telemedicine, clinical decision support, mental health services evaluation, and clinical outcomes.
Mary DeVany, MS - Associate Director
Mary DeVany is the Associate Director for the Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center (GPTRAC), within the Institute of Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota. gpTRAC assists organizations in our region with the development, implementation and growth of their telehealth services. Ms. DeVany has been involved with telemedicine efforts since 1993 when she served as the state-wide telemedicine activities coordinator for the State of South Dakota. Since then, she has served as the Director of Telehealth at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Director of Avera Telehealth and before that as the Telemedicine Coordinator for Sanford Health.
“Every time I visit with someone just beginning to think about telehealth, I get excited and re-energized about the many possibilities and for what the future holds.”
Zoi Hills, MHI - Program Manager
Zoi Hills is our Program Manager. She has been involved with telemedicine since 2002. Prior to gpTRAC, Ms. Hills served as Project Manager for the Minnesota Telehealth Network (formerly known as The Fairview-University of Minnesota Telemedicine Network), the leading telemedicine program in the state. She serves as a board member at the Greater Minnesota Telehealth Broadband Initiative (GMTBI) FCC Pilot program. In 2009, Zoi received Tandberg’s Video Champion Innovation award for her telemedicine application at the Minnesota State fair.