St. Vincent Healthcare

Preceptors

Residency Program Director, Practice Management, and Administration
JoEllen Maurer, RPh, MHA

Degrees Received:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ohio Northern University, 1989
  • Master of Healthcare Administration, University of Phoenix, 2012
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), 2014

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Director of Pharmacy - 2020-present
    • Pharmacy Operations Manager – 2019-2020
    • Pharmacy Clinical Manager – 2013-2019
    • Residency Program Director – 2015-present
  • Fort Peck Indian Reservation – Indian Health Service (Poplar, MT & Wolf Point, MT)
    • Chief of Pharmacy – 2002-2013
    • IHS Billings Area representative on the IHS National P&T Committee – 2004-2013
    • APPE Student Program Director – 2005-2013
    • Ambulatory Care Pharmacist – 1999-2013
  • Kroger Retail Pharmacy (Urbana, OH)
    • Pharmacy Manager – 1999
  • Ohio State Women’s Correctional Facility (Marysville, OH)
    • Director of Pharmacy – 1998-1999
  • Mercy Health Care System (Urbana, OH & Springfield, OH)
    • Assistant Pharmacy Director – 1994-1998
    • Long-term Care Pharmacy Consultant – 1989-1998
    • Inpatient Pharmacist – 1989-1996 

Personal Interests:
Cooking, quilting, gardening, and spending time with family


Drug Information and Residency Program Coordinator
Michaela Bruner, Pharm.D., 

Degree Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Montana, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, 2019

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist 2020 - current
    • PGY-1 Resident 2019-2020

Professional Interests:
Critical care, infectious disease, emergency medicine, education

Personal Interests:
Michaela enjoys activities such as reading, crocheting, baking, cribbage, and playing piano. She also spends time outdoors skiing, gardening, playing volleyball, and ice fishing.


Service / Staffing and Orientation
Caleb Gee, Pharm.D.

Degree Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Montana, 2016

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist - 2013-2021

Professional Interests:
Pediatric Medicine, Pain Management

Personal Interests:
Coaching football, human health and performance


Critical Care
Stacy Emmett, RPh, BCCCP

Degrees Received:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Montana, 1989

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist – 2005-present
  • Harrison Memorial Hospital (Bremerton, WA)
    • Director of Pharmacy – 2000-2005
    • Clinical Coordinator – 1999–2000
  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist – 1989-1999 

Professional Interests:
Critical care pharmacy in the ICU with attention to antimicrobial stewardship, CRRT, cardiac disease, interventional cardiology, and cardiac surgery. Also focused on trauma/neurocritical care.

Personal Interests:
Avid outdoorsman, hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking. Enjoy the facts of all kinds of trivia.


Medicine I: Orthopedic and Neurology
Clark Vowell, Pharm.D., BCPS

Degree Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Montana, 2016

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist 2017- current
    • PGY-1 Resident 2016-2017

Professional Interests:
Critical care, cardiology, diabetes, anticoagulation, Outdoor Emergency Care, and precepting

Personal Interests:
Disc golfing, exploring the Beartooth Mountains with his wife, volunteer ski patrol, reading anything by Stephen King, and grilling steaks


Emergency Medicine
Cody Maldonado, Pharm.D., BCCCP, CPP

Degree Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Montana, 2010
  • ASHP Emergency Medicine Certificate 2014
  • Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist
  • Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

Professional Interests:
Cody's professional interests include the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, toxicology, anesthesia, trauma, culture follow up, sepsis, ACLS instructing, and research projects.

Personal Interests:
Cody enjoys archery, hunting, camping, fishing, skiing, and fine dining. He also enjoys watching football and traveling to the beach.

Dog Lover (rottweiler, border collie, schnauzer)

Soccer Dad (2 kids)

Cardiology
Sarah Wheeler, Pharm.D.

Degree Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Regis University, 2018

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
  • Clinical Pharmacist 2019-current
  • PGY-1 Resident 2018-2019
  • Professional Interests:
    Cardiology, Emergency Medicine

    Personal Interests:
    Golfing, hiking, my kids, attending local sporting events, growing pumpkins


    Pediatrics
    Tim Hanson, RPh, BCPPS, Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

    Degrees Received

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Montana, 1996

    Pharmacy/Clinical Experience

    • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
      • Clinical Pharmacist - 2000-current
    • Holy Rosary Healthcare (Miles City, MT)
      • Clinical Pharmacist -1998-2000
    • Sidney Health Center (Sidney, MT)
      • Clinical Pharmacist - 1996-1998

    Professional Interests:
    Pediatrics, NICU

    Personal Interests:
    Traveling, watching his kids’ sporting events


    Pediatrics
    Michelle Fagenstrom, Pharm.D., MBA, Medical/Surgical Pharmacy Supervisor

    Degrees Received:

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Montana, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, 2018
    • Masters of Business Administration, University of Montana, 2018

    Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

    • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
      • Medical/Surgical Pharmacy Supervisor - 2021-current
      • Clinical Pharmacist - 2019-2021
    • Lutheran Medical Center (Wheat Ridge, CO)
      • PGY1 Pharmacy Resident - 2018-2019

    Professional Interests:
    Pediatrics and Informatics

    Personal Interests:
    Rafting, Crafting, and dog snuggling


    Perioperative
    Pauline McCaughey Tostenrud, RPh

    Degrees Received

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Drake University, 1973

    Pharmacy/Clinical Experience

    • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
      • Clinical Pharmacist – 1993-present
    • Havasu Regional Medical Center (Lake Havasu City, AZ)
      • Interim Director – 1990
      • Clinical Pharmacist – 1982-1990
    • Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix, AZ)
      • Evening Night Shift Supervisor – 1974-1981

    Professional Interests:
    Continuity of care for patients, particularly for the peri-operative and anti-coagulation needs reflect my primary interests. Additional interests include patient education in post operative pain management.

    Personal Interests:
    Flying planes, travelling, swimming, knitting, sewing, gardening


    Perioperative
    Abigail Agatep, Pharm.D.

    Degrees Received

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, 2016

    Pharmacy/Clinical Experience

    • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
      • Clinical Pharmacist – 2019 - present
    • Plano Surgical Hospital (Plano, TX)
      • Pharmacy Manager 2018-2019
    • Wadley Regional Medical Center (Texarkana, TX)
      • Clinical Pharmacist 2018-2019
      • PGY-1 Resident 2017-2018

    Professional Interests:
    Cardiology, OR, Transitions of Care

    Personal Interests:
    I enjoy rock climbing, traveling and experiencing different cultures, hiking, cooking/eating delicious plant based food, spending time with my family and furbaby Rory, and collecting and eating plants.


    Oncology
    Carrie Barnhart, Pharm.D., BCOP

    Degree Received:

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, North Dakota State University, 1994

    Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

    • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
      • Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Oncology – 2016- current
    • Billings Clinic (Billings, MT)
      • Clinical Pharmacist, Oncology – 2002-2016

    Professional Interests:
    Carrie’s professional interests include empowering patients and caregivers by providing education about oral chemotherapy and helping them navigate the complex process of obtaining specialty medications. Carrie’s favorite practice areas within oncology are antiemetics and symptom management.

    Personal Interests:
    Carrie enjoys many year round outdoor activities including hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, boating, sailing, and dirt biking. She also finds relaxation in playing guitar, gardening, and cooking.


    Informatics
    Andrew Schuelke, Pharm.D.

    • Degree Received: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Montana, 2014

    Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

    • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Regional Informatics Pharmacist – 2019 - current
    • Informatics Pharmacist – 2014 - 2019
      • Informatics Pharmacist 2014 - current

    Professional Interests:
    Medical Technology, Workflow Optimization, Clinical Monitoring and Data Mining, Database Management, Medication Safety

    Personal Interests:
    Andy enjoys listening to podcasts, playing tabletop board games, building computers, improvisational comedy, and reading articles about a variety of topics while sports play in the background.


    Ambulatory Care
    Mason Bowman, Pharm.D., BCACP, CPP

    Degree Received:

    • Doctor of Pharmacy, Washington State University, 2008

    Pharmacy/Clinical Experience

    • SCL Health Ambulatory Pharmacist (Billings, MT)
    • Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA)
    • Multicare - East Pierce Family Medicine (Puyallup, WA)
    • WA State HCA Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee (Seattle, WA)
    • Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center (Yakima, WA)
    • Medicine Mart - Compounding Pharmacy (Yakima, WA)
    • Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic (Yakima, WA)

    Professional Interests:
    Psych, Heart Failure, DMII, Geriatrics

    Personal Interests:
    Spending time with wife and kids, Running, Spartan Races, Ultramarathon, Weight Lifting, Hiking, Fly Fishing, Coaching XC, Fitness

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