Katie Hughson, who specializes in stroke neurology, joins Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic


The Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic is proud to welcome Katie Hughson, an advanced practice registered nurse and certified nurse practitioner specializing in stroke neurology. She has spent the last five years working in the neurotrauma ICU at St. Mary’s Medical Center and is excited to transition to this new role.

“The culture I have experienced at Essentia has made me excited to transition from a nurse practitioner into this new position,” said Hughson. “I look forward to continuing to show patients the hospitality Essentia has always shown me. I couldn’t imagine working anywhere else.”

Hughson received her education from the College of St. Scholastica. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

“I believe strongly in the dignity of each patient and in their right to control their care,” said Hughson. “In my role, I will ensure patients feel heard and have all the necessary information to make decisions that impact their well-being.”

To see Hughson’s full profile, please visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”

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