Sanford Brain & Spine

Sanford Brain & Spine

Contact Information

  700 1st Ave. South, Fargo, ND 58103

  Tish Skarloken (701) 234-4091

  patricia.skarloken@sanfordhealth.org

Site Coordinator

Tish Skarloken, RN, CCRC

Tish completed her RN training at St. Luke’s School of Nursing, Fargo, ND in 1982. Following this, she practiced nursing in areas of Neurology, Cardiology, and Infection Control. She began working as a Clinical Research Coordinator in 2003, coordinating Neurology clinical trials in areas of Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine Headache, Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, and Dystonia. She is currently coordinating clinical trials in areas of Neurology, Infectious Disease, and Nephrology. She received SOCRA certification in 2010.

Site Investigator


Tanya Harlow, MD

Dr. Harlow is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed her residency training in Neurology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She also completed fellowship training in Movement Disorders at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She is currently the director of the Movement Disorders clinic at Sanford Brain & Spine clinic in Fargo, ND.