In mid-June, RiverStone Health will welcome physicians in the incoming Class of 2022 to the Montana Family Medicine Residency. Those physicians are:
- Dr. Bjørn Anderson graduated from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, Washington. Prior to his osteopathic medical school training, Anderson taught Biblical languages, literature, and logic and reasoning at Montana Bible College in Bozeman, and he spent a year in New Delhi, India, spearheading a health and education program for children and adolescents living in slums.
- Dr. Ian Coe graduated from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine, Portland, and received his undergraduate training at the University of Portland. He has performed extensive community service work through the Metropolitan Alliance for the Common Good, the OHSU Health Equity Circle, and Students for a National Health Program.
- Dr. Jonathan Coleman, a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, served a preliminary residency year in general surgery at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla. Coleman completed his undergraduate studies at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and earned a master’s degree in sociology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He was a research fellow at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, and a board member with a free clinic for the underserved. He also founded Simple Health, a patient education organization.
- Dr. Kellee Glaus, a former Montana WWAMI student, graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. She grew up on her family’s ranch in Whitehall and maintained her ties to the state during medical school with a Targeted Rural Underserved Track in Hamilton. Glaus was a triple jumper on the University of Montana’s track and field team, and maintains a professional interest in orthopedics and sports medicine. During medical school, her community service work took her to Bozeman, Browning and Butte.
- Dr. Chris Hiett graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, and received undergraduate training in biomedical engineering at Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis. During medical school, he volunteered in rural Appalachia. Before joining the residency, he served a sub-internship at MFMR.
- Dr. Annie Morrison is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine and completed her specialty training in pathology at Emory University in Atlanta. While practicing pathology in Billings, she chose to become a full-spectrum family medicine doctor. She completed her undergraduate training in biochemistry at Washington State University in Pullman.
- Dr. Thomas North graduated from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine in Henderson. He completed his undergraduate studies in biology at Utah Valley University, Orem, and earned a master’s in medical health sciences at Touro University Nevada. Before starting medical school, North taught high school physical science.
- Dr. Paul Weeden graduated from Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine in Dotham and completed his undergraduate training in health sciences at Brigham Young University Idaho in Rexburg. He intends to practice rural medicine in the Northern Rockies.
MFMR also welcomes Dr. Kirsten Thomson to the Class of 2021. She is a graduate of A.T. Still University — Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri, and completed an osteopathic internship in Michigan. She completed her undergraduate training in molecular, cellular and developmental biology at the University of California-Santa Cruz.