2022 - 2023 Presentation Calendar

September 2022

9/16:  Contemporary Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Simone Musco, MD
International Heart Institutue of MT
Missoula, MT


9/23:  Refugee Health

Jeff Walden, MD
Family Medicine Residency of Western MT
Missoula, MT

Dr. Jeffrey Walden is a board-certified family medicine physician.  He attended medical school at the University of West Virginia School of Medicine and completed his residency with Cone Health Family Medicine in North Carolina.  Upon graduation, he completed a year-long Junior Faculty position post-residency at Cone Health, as well as a faculty development fellowship with the University of North Carolina. While in North Carolina, he founded the first refugee and immigrant-specific health clinic in the state.  In this capacity, while caring for newly arrived refugees, he also conducted numerous medical forensic examinations for persons seeking political asylum.  Dr. Walden founded a student-led medical-legal clinic with medical students from the University of North Carolina that was awarded a Schweitzer Fellowship.  His areas of special interest include refugee health, global health, wilderness medicine, and inpatient medicine.  Outside of clinic, he enjoys reading, running, fishing, hunting, and exploring Montana. 


9/30:  Inpatient Utilization of Oral and Non-Insulin Hypoglycemics in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Maggie Tyree, PGY1 and  Nate Ramsbacher, PGY1
Providence St Patrick Hospital
Missoula, MT

Margaret Tyree was born and raised in Winnemucca, NV.  She moved to Missoula, Montana in 2016 and attended the University of Montana where she received my Doctorate in Pharmacy in May 2022. In June 2022 she started working at Providence St. Patrick Hospital as a PGY1 resident pharmacist.  Her professional interests include transitions of care, cardiology, ambulatory care, and precepting students.

Nate Ramsbacher recently graduated from pharmacy school after completing his PharmD this last May.  He joined Providence St Patrick Hospital two months ago as a resident pharmacist and is currently in the process of his PGY1 year.  His professional interests are primarily in oncology pharmacy, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics clinical research, and teaching.

October 2022

10/7:   Daily Resiliency Skills 

Andy Laue, LCSW
Missoula, MT

Andrew R. Laue, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practice in Missoula and Polson, Montana.  In addition to the clinical work he does with individuals, couples and families, he supervises 30 psychotherapists in the Western Montana region, He is the chief trainer for the National Association of Social Workers Montana Chapter’s course in Clinical Supervision.  In  2017, he won a National County Association award for his Secondary Trauma  Group work with the Missoula County Attorney’s office.  He is passionate about creating sustainability for human service professionals through the process of identifying secondary trauma that occurs from the intensity of human service work.  He consults with many agencies about the delivery and complexity of mental health practice.  These include First Step Missoula at St. Patrick’s Hospital, Partnership for Children,  Inter Mountain Mental Health Center,   Partnership Health Center, and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Social Services Department.  

A leader in the LGBT community in Montana, Andrew has developed cutting edge interventions for diverse groups including his HIV prevention work with the MSM and IDU population, for which he won the Governor’s Award for HIV Prevention in  2003.     A decade ago he was part of the development of the award winning documentary film, Red Without Blue (2007) which has become a founding document in the search for the equitable treatment of transgender people.   He resides on the Flathead Reservation in rural Montana, and is passionate in his commitment to serve the Native American population in this region.


10/14:  GIS

Mary Perry, MD, MPH
Stevensville Family Medicine
Stevensville, MT


10/21: Topic TBA

Phillip Anuta, DO
Family Medicine Residency of Western MT
Missoula, MT


10/28: Detecting Eating Disorders in Healthcare Settings

Caitlin Martin-Wagar, PhD
University of MT
Missoula, MT

Dr. Caitlin Martin-Wagar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Montana. She is also a licensed psychologist in private practice treating eating disorders and trauma-related difficulties across the lifespan. Her research examines weight stigma and seeks to improve eating disorder treatments, especially through strengths-based interventions. In addition, her work aims to reduce the research-practice gap, with the goal of improving access to care and treatment effectiveness, especially among underrepresented groups and within rural regions.


November 2022

11/4:  Pathogenic Borrelia (Lyme Disease & Relapsing Fever)

Ashley Groshong, PhD
Rocky Mountain Labs
Hamilton, MT


11/11: Viruses: Monkey Pox and COVID

Claude Tonnerre, MD
Providence Saint Patrick Hospital
Missoula, MT


11/18: Topic TBA

Amelda Klink, PGY1 and Matt Nuebel, PGY1
Providence Saint Patrick Hospital
Missoula, MT


11/25:  No Presentation - Holiday

December 2022

12/2: Topic TBA

Melanie Scott, DO
Family Medicine Residency of Western MT
Missoula, MT

12/9: Assessing and Managing a Blue Baby

Mithya Lewis-Newby, MD MPH
Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Institute
University of Washington School of Medicine


12/16: Topic TBA

Stephen Reale, MD
Family Medicine Residency of Western MT
Missoula, MT


12/23:  No Presentation - Holiday


12/30: No Presentation - Holiday




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