Dean Krogh Joins Brookings Health System Board of Trustees

Brookings, S.D. – Jan. 27, 2020 – Dr. Mary Anne Krogh, Dean of the College of Nursing at SDSU, was recently appointed to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees. 

“I am interested in developing important relationships in the community to work on critical health care issues such as access to primary care and behavioral health care services for the communities we serve,” said Krogh. “We need a robust health system for the Brookings area.”

Krogh was named dean of the College of Nursing in April 2019; prior to her appointment she served as dean of nursing and health sciences at Mount Marty College in Yankton. She has an extensive background in education and program administration with clinical experience as a certified registered nurse anesthetist. She earned both her bachelor’s degree and doctorate from SDSU’s College of Nursing. She also serves on the Brookings City Board of Health. 

Krogh fills a vacant county-appointed trustee position; her current term will run through December 2020. 

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at


PHOTO: Dr. Mary Anne Krogh