Sanford Health Media Relations
605-366-2432 / Jon.Berg@sanfordhealth.org
SIOUX FALLS, SD – Kila LeGrand, director of nursing and clinical services at Sanford Aberdeen, has been named the new executive director for Sanford Aberdeen. In her new role, Kila will continue to grow and enhance service lines in the Aberdeen area while focusing heavily on Sanford’s commitment to patient care in northeastern South Dakota.
“I am excited to take this opportunity to lead Sanford Aberdeen and build on the already outstanding patient care and services we provide in northeast South Dakota,” said LeGrand. “The investment Sanford has made in northeastern South Dakota is a true testament to the care we provide to patients in Aberdeen and surrounding rural communities.”
A native of Timber Lake, South Dakota, LeGrand graduated from Presentation College in Aberdeen with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She later attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion where she received her master’s degree in business administration.
LeGrand began her career at Sanford Health in 2011 as the director of surgery and transitioned to her current role as director of nursing and clinical services in 2015. She was awarded the 2021 South Dakota Organization of Nurse Leaders Leadership Award for outstanding dedication, professionalism and leadership. She is also a graduate of the 2020 Leadership Aberdeen class.
For more information about Sanford Aberdeen, visit SanfordHealth.org keyword: Aberdeen.
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America’s heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and research scientists, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations and global clinics in 8 countries around the world. Learn more about Sanford Health’s commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the lifespan at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.