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Current Preceptors

Mike Bertagnolli, BSPharm, FACHE

System Manager of Pharmacy Services

Mike Bertagnolli received his BSPharm from the University of Montana. He also received his MBA from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, with an emphasis in health care administration. He has worked in all areas of pharmacy- institutional, community, home infusion, long term care, and government. Mike has maintained active associations with ASHP, ACHE, and Montana Pharmacy Association, the latter of which he is a past president and former board member. He has served on the Montana Board of Pharmacy (2009-2014 and 2015-present) and was also a past president. With this work he has also been active with NABP. Mike was the Montana Pharmacist of the Year in 2005. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He works with his team to continuously create and update policies, guidelines, and protocols that impact pharmacy services at Bozeman Health. Mike has an ongoing interest in the expansion of ambulatory care services at Bozeman Health.

Jennifer Schultz, PharmD, FASHP

Medication Safety & Quality Specialist/Residency Program Director

Jennifer received her PharmD degree from Creighton University and completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound in Seattle, WA. After completion of her residency, Jennifer worked as the Clinical Pharmacy Manager/ Pharmacy Residency Program Director and eventually the Assistant Director of Pharmacy at Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver, WA. She participated in ASHP Foundation’s Pharmacy Leadership Institute in 2014. Jennifer recently transitioned into the position as Medication Safety & Quality Specialist after serving as the Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor for Bozeman Health. Jennifer has been an active member of ASHP throughout her career serving in numerous leadership roles and ultimately as an ASHP Board of Directors member. She has served as Program Chair for ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting programs, ASHP state delegate for WA and MT, and has published in AJHP. Jennifer was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from ASHP’s Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners in 2014.

Amanda Woloszyn, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor

Amanda received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency was completed at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and her PGY-2 specialty residency in Emergency Medicine was completed at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. After completion of her residencies, Amanda worked as an Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she helped expand their emergency medicine program. She precepted resident and students in addition to teaching medical students at the school. Amanda joined Bozeman Health in 2014 as a clinical pharmacist initiating new programs including an ED culture follow up program. She recently moved into the Clinical Supervisor role. Since 2015, she has worked with the WWAMI medical school as the Director of Pharmacology providing their didactic pharmacology lectures. She has been recognized and awarded with outstanding preceptor awards from the Bozeman Health Pharmacy Residency Program (2016, 2018). Amanda was born and raised in Bozeman and continues to enjoy and explore all the area has to offer with her husband and baby girl.

Stacey Pascoe, PharmD, BCPP, CPP

Stacey grew up in Butte, Montana. Her professional history is somewhat atypical for a pharmacist: she has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Montana State University and practiced as a water resources engineer for four years, before deciding to change professions at the age of 26. Stacey obtained her doctorate of pharmacy from the University of Montana and began work at the Montana State Hospital (MSH) in 2013. MSH provides inpatient psychiatric treatment for adults with serious mental illness and is the only publicly funded psychiatric hospital in Montana. Stacey became board certified in psychiatric pharmacy (BCPP) during her work at MSH and is also a clinical pharmacist practitioner (CPP). Currently, Stacey works within the Behavioral Health Department and the Geriatrics Team at Bozeman Health, and is the preceptor for the Psychiatric Pharmacy residency learning experience. She prescribes and manages medications with a team of psychiatrists, geriatricians, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and geriatric nurse practitioners. Stacey meets with her patients on the Bozeman Health campus, at senior care facilities, and in their homes in the Gallatin Valley. Stacey is a past president of the Montana Pharmacy Association, served on the MPA Board of Directors from 2014-2020, and remains an active member of MPA. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her two pups, Penny and Lucy.

Kara Provence, PharmD, BCPPS

Kara grew up in Millington, Tennessee, right outside of Memphis. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from Auburn University. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. After receiving her PharmD, Kara completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina and stayed at MUSC to complete her PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency. She is excited to begin her career with Bozeman Health as the Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. Her professional interests include pediatric critical care, oncology, infectious diseases, transplant and academia. While not at work, Kara enjoys spending time with friends and family, cycling both indoors and outside, going on walks, and panic watching college football- War Eagle! She looks forward to trying new restaurants in town, learning to cross country ski and go fly fishing.

Chase Burkavage, PharmD

Chase grew up in Honesdale, PA, and is a graduate of the University of Scranton in Scranton, PA where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. He then attended Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA, to complete his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. After completion of his pharmacy degree Chase went on to compete a PGY-1 pharmacy residency through the University of Pennsylvania at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Chase joined Bozeman Health in May of 2020 as a clinical pharmacist and serves as the primary preceptor for the Surgical learning experience. His professional interests include peri-procedural medication management and antimicrobial stewardship. Outside of work Chase enjoys music, cooking, skiing and spending time with his dog enjoying all of the outdoor recreation opportunities the Bozeman area has to offer.

Jenna Allais, PharmD, BCPS

Jenna grew up in Rock Springs, WY. She attended the University of Wyoming, where she graduated with her PharmD in 2014. She then went on to complete a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, CO. While there, she developed interests in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. After residency, she obtained her BCPS certification and stayed in Colorado as a Clinical Pharmacist in the Emergency Department. She served as the primary preceptor for the Emergency Medicine rotation for the PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency program. In 2019, she moved to Jackson Hole, WY, where she worked as a pharmacist at St. John’s Medical Center. She recently relocated to Bozeman, and is excited to join the pharmacy team at Bozeman Health. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys doing anything outdoors including running, biking, hunting, fishing and spending time with her dog, Oakley.

Kristal Barker, PharmD

Kristal is from Power, Montana and obtained her doctorate of pharmacy from the University of Montana. She initially worked at Benefis Hospitals from 2004- 2014. She helped establish the pharmacist-led pain management program; first managing post op pain and side effects on the Surgical Unit and eventually expanding to all pain management throughout the hospital. Kristal then helped develop the decentralized cardiac pharmacist position where she worked until moving to Bozeman, MT, in 2014. She began working in the anticoagulation clinic and in 2016, she helped develop the Transitions of Care pharmacist position where she currently works on the Medical and PCU units. Kristal enjoys direct patient care and working with outpatient organizations to improve transitions within the Bozeman community. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her husband and 4 children hiking, skiing, and hunting.

Nathan Bartle, PharmD

Nathan was born and raised locally in the Gallatin Valley, MT. He completed his pre-pharmacy courses at Montana State University-Bozeman and obtained his PharmD in 2008 from the University of Montana – Missoula. Nathan has been a clinical pharmacist with Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital for over 11 years. His calm demeanor and experience led him to become the primary preceptor for the Critical Care learning experience. Interests within pharmacy are critical care/emergency situations, antimicrobial stewardship, and pain/sedation. Interests outside of pharmacy include hunting, fishing, hiking and mountain biking.


April Brager, PharmD, BCOP

April grew up in central Illinois and earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Fairview Northland Medical Center from 2010-2011 and her PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency at St. Luke’s Medical Center-Mountain States Tumor Institute from 2011-2012. She is the Oncology Pharmacy Supervisor and a Clinical Pharmacist at Bozeman Health Cancer Center. She obtained her board certification in oncology pharmacy (BCOP) in 2015. Additionally, she serves as the lead preceptor for the ambulatory oncology pharmacy rotation for both students and residents. Outside of pharmacy, April enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her family and labradoodle.

Sonja Clausen, MS, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Sonja grew up in Pierre, SD, and obtained her Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biology and Chemistry from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA. She obtained her Masters of Science in Toxicology in 2013 and her Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2017, both from the University of Montana in Missoula, MT. Sonja pursued a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital from 2017-2018. Her major residency project was selected for the ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant, one of six grants awarded in 2017. Throughout pharmacy school and residency Sonja maintained her love for the ambulatory care setting and was offered a position at Bozeman Health Internal Medicine as an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist. Sonja obtained her BCPS board certification in 2019. She is the lead pharmacist for the RN-Pharmacist Hypertension Clinic and is a preceptor for the Ambulatory Care residency learning experience. Outside of work, Sonja enjoys spending time in the mountains, snow or shine, with her husband and her two huskies.

Lindsey Firman, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

Lindsey grew up in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and obtained a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Chemistry from the College of Saint Benedict. She then attended the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities for her PharmD and completed her PGY1 residency at Bozeman Health from 2015-2016. She has since worked in the ambulatory care setting at Bozeman Health Internal Medicine Clinic and serves as the primary preceptor for the ambulatory care learning experience. She obtained her board certification in ambulatory care pharmacy (BCACP) in 2019. She is currently active in ASHP’s Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners, with 2 years spent as a member on the Section Advisory Group (SAG) on Compensation and Practice Sustainability, and is the past Chair for the SAG on Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapy. She was Montana’s alternate delegate to ASHP for the last year. Interests within pharmacy include population health, transitions of care, and reduction of polypharmacy. Outside of pharmacy, Lindsey enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her husband and 2 golden retrievers.

Danielle Lauridsen, PharmD

Danielle was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Chemistry from Western State Colorado University. She then attended the University Of Colorado Skaggs School Of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences for her PharmD. She completed her PGY1 residency at Bozeman Health from 2017-2018. Since completing her residency, she has been working as a clinical pharmacist and serves as the co- preceptor for critical care and emergency medicine learning experiences. Interests within pharmacy include critical care, infectious diseases and emergency medicine. During her time off, Danielle can be found hiking around Bozeman with her puppy, Emmy Lou, travelling or skiing.

Rebecca Miller, PharmD

Becky is originally from South Florida and completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. She worked briefly in community pharmacy then returned to complete her PGY1 residency at Shands at the University of Florida in 2001. After residency, she worked as a staff pharmacist at Shands Teaching Hospital in the PICU, Peds/Oncology and Sterile Products pharmacy areas. She relocated to Montana in 2004 to serve as Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor for Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. She transitioned to a new role in 2010 and currently supports ambulatory, oncology, retail and inpatient pharmacy services on the Clinical Applications and Informatics team. She has worked with various software vendors such as Meditech, Allscripts, Nextgen, Docutap, Premier, McKesson, PakEdge, and Omnicell; she is certified in NPR report writing and Epic Willow and Beacon Oncology programming. Her scope of practice also includes automation and smart pump database administration. Interests within pharmacy include medication safety, biostatistics, pediatrics and oncology pharmacy, and improving healthcare efficiency. Outside of pharmacy, Becky enjoys hiking, photography, snow sports and spending time with her many animals, children, and family.

Alexa Olson, PharmD, BCOP

Alexa grew up in Great Falls, Montana and attended the University of Montana for undergrad and pharmacy school. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Bozeman Health from 2014-2015. Her major residency project was selected for the ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant, one of 5 awarded in 2014. Her last rotation of residency was oncology, where she discovered a passion for cancer care. She has since worked as a pharmacist in the Cancer Center where she staffs both the infusion and oral chemo pharmacist positions and assists with inpatient chemotherapy. Additionally, Alexa serves as a preceptor for the oncology rotation for both students and residents. She obtained her board certification in oncology (BCOP) in 2019. Outside of pharmacy, Alexa teaches and takes barre workout classes and loves spending time in the outdoors skiing, hiking, camping, and fishing with her husband, dogs, family, and friends.

Shaundra Schaff, PharmD

Shaundra was born and raised in a small town in Montana and then obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology from Montana State University. She attended the University of Montana where she obtained her PharmD. Shaundra has been employed at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital since 2006 and enjoys getting lost in the mountains and spending time with her family, friends, and animals.

Emily Steed, PharmD

Emily has been clinical pharmacist at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital since 2015 and also works as one the transitions of care pharmacists providing discharge medication reconciliation and medication counseling to all medical floor patients. Emily currently precepts PGY1 pharmacy residents for the medical and transition of care learning experiences. Originally from Ohio, Emily finished her pharmacy pre-requisites and obtained her doctorate of pharmacy from the University of Montana while on a track and field scholarship. After graduating in 2014, she completed a PGY1 residency at Tacoma General Hospital in Tacoma, Washington before returning to Bozeman, Montana. Some of her practice interests include anticoagulation management, antimicrobial stewardship, and medication reconciliation. Emily enjoys mountain biking, trail running, cross-country skiing, and backpacking in her spare time.

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