• 1233 North 30th Street, Billings, MT 59101
  • 406-237-7000

Preceptors

Residency Program Director
Major Project

JoEllen Maurer, RPh, MHA, BCPS

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)
    • Pharmacy Clinical Manager – 2013-present 
    • 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 – 1999-2002
  • 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, and spending time with family and friends


Infectious Disease

Shane Anderson, Pharm.D., BCPS

Degrees Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy – North Dakota State University, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences – North Dakota State University, 1998

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist – 1998-present 
  • Rocky Mountain College – Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program (Billings, MT)
    • Adjunct Professor – 2001-2006
  • Crowley Fleck PLLP (Billings, MT)
    • Expert Witness – 2006-present

Personal Interests:
Family Activities, Coaching, Competitive Sports (Softball, Road Racing 5K+, Weight Lifting), Outdoor Activity (Bow hunting, Fishing, Camping, ATV’s)


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  

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


Service / Staffing

Todd Koepp, RPh

Degrees Received:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences – University of Montana, 1977

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Pharmacy Operations Manager – 1996-present
    • Clinical Pharmacist – 1977-1996

Personal Interests:
Golf, hunting, fishing, backpacking, and traveling with kids and grandkids.


Administration | Practice Management

Lonnye Finneman, Pharm.D., CSSBB

Degrees Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Montana, 2000
  • Pharmacy Leadership Academy – ASHP, 2009

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Director of Pharmacy – 2013-present
    • Pharmacy Manager / Lean Sensei – 2010-2013
  • Southwest Washington Medical Center (Vancouver, WA
    • Assistant Director of Pharmacy / Residency Program Director – 2006-2009
    • Pharmacy Clinical Manger / Residency Program Director – 2004-2006
    • Medicine Pharmacy Team Lead – 2003-2004
    • Ambulatory Care Pharmacist – 2001-2003
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1) – 2000-2001

Personal Interests:
Leadership development, reading, playing sports (tennis, basketball, volleyball), traveling, church/volunteer activities, enjoying time with my 2 daughters.


Emergency Medicine

Matthew Dickson, Pharm.D.

Degrees Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Montana, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences – University of Montana, 2004

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Pharmacist – 2006-present 
  • Safeway Pharmacy (Boulder, CO)
    • Pharmacy Manager – 2005-2006
  • Safeway Pharmacy (Montana float pool)
    • Retail Pharmacist – 2004-2005

Personal Interests:
I enjoy most all outdoor activities, especially fishing, hunting, and hiking.


Medicine

Kristin Lande, Pharm.D., BCPS

Degrees Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Montana, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology – St. Olaf College, 2004

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist – 2012-present
    • Pharmacist – 2008-2012  

Personal Interests:
Spending time with my husband and kids, walking my dog, camping, and attempting DIY projects


Drug Information

Kristin Dimond, Pharm.D., BCPS

Degrees Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Washington, 2006
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2014

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist – 2013-present 
  • Sidney Health Center (Sidney, MT)
    • Hospital Pharmacist – 2006-2013

Personal Interests:
Quilting, yoga, being active with my Rhodesian Ridgeback, Jitterbug


Pediatrics

Lynda Newell, RPh

Degrees Received:

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

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Pharmacist – 1998-present
  • K-Mart Pharmacy (Billings, MT)
    • Retail Pharmacist – 1996-1998    

Personal Interests:
Camping, hiking, dog walking, following my children’s activities


Pediatrics

Tim Hanson, RPh, BCPPS

Degrees Received:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences – University of Montana, 1996
Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:
  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Pharmacist – 1996-present

Personal Interests:
Hiking, traveling with my family, attending my children’s activities


Orientation

Liz Monson, RPh

Degrees Received:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences – University of Montana, 1992

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Pharmacist – 1992-present

Personal Interests:
Hiking, camping, skiing, excel at embarrassing my kids


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

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


Ambulatory Care

Amber Gilbert, Pharm.D., BCACP

Degrees Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Montana, 2000
  • Board Certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, 2013

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, MT)
    • Ambulatory Pharmacist – 2012-present 
  • Billings Clinic (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Pharmacist – 2003-2012
  • Southeastern Regional Medical Center (Lumberton, NC)
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1) – 2000-2001

Personal Interests:
I enjoy time with family and friends, outdoor activities, traveling, home-improvement projects and being a foodie!


Oncology

Sarah Hogue, Pharm.D.

Degrees Received:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Montana, 2013

Pharmacy/Clinical Experience:

  • St. Vincent Frontier Cancer Center (Billings, MT)
    • Clinical Oncology Pharmacist – 2015-present
  • St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute (Boise, ID)
    • Oncology Pharmacy Residency (PGY2) – 2014-2015
  • Idaho State University (Pocatello, ID)
    • Pharmacy Education Teaching Program – 2014-2015
  • Aspirus Wausau Hospital (Wausau, WI)
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1) – 2013-2014

Personal Interests:
Huge Superhero fan, with Batman being the all-time favorite. Avid home-brewer, working on the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP).