Our Staff

Medical Staff

    Megan A. Evans, M.D.

    QI Physician/Chief Medical Officer

    Megan Evans, MD graduated with a B.S. in biochemistry with the highest honors from Montana State University –Bozeman. She earned her M.D. from the University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine and completed her training as Chief Resident at Montana Family Medicine. Dr. Evans is committed to rural and underserved health care.

        Dee Althouse

        Lead Physician, Medical Doctor

        Dr. Dee Althouse grew up in Ohio, and attended Medical School and completed her Residency in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Ohio State University (and she will be an OSU Buckeye fan for life!). She moved to Montana in 2000, and worked at the Chippewa Cree Health Center on the Rocky Boys Reservation for the next 15 years.  She enjoys seeing a broad range of patients, of all ages, with special interests in Pediatric development and health, and chronic disease management of children and adults.  Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young children, reading, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors of Montana.

          Kathryn Olson

          406-395-4305

          Katie started her nursing career 6 years ago as an Internal Medicine RN at the Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Malone University in Ohio. She is certified as a FNP through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has a special interest in mental health nursing and is currently working to complete her PMHNP degree from The University of Michigan-Flint. She will be finishing this up in the end of 2017.  This is her first time in Montana and she is excited to see all that Montana has to offer and looking forward to becoming involved in the community.

           

            Patti Alderson

            Deputy Chief Medical Officer/Family Nurse Practitioner

            Patti Alderson was born and raised in Connecticut, longing for adventure she enlisted in the US Air Force after graduating high school.  After completing her training in electronics, she served as Secure Communication Expert at the Pentagon in Washington D.C.  It was a wonderful experience that afforded her the opportunity to travel all over the world. 

              Patti moved to Montana in 2001 after having a short stint with the Railroad she decided to go back to school to get her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  After graduating she went to work at NMH for 41/2 years.  Patti has always had a thirst for knowledge which took her back to school to get her Masters and become a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She moved to the little community of Culbertson and worked as a FNP for a year before moving back to Havre to join us at Bullhook.  Patti is also studying for her Doctorate in Nursing while working full time.

            However, Patty is not all work, she loves spending time with her grandchildren attending all their activities.  She also enjoys camping and loves to travel.

                Heather Wolf

                Medical Manager/Phlebotomist

                  Desiree Norden

                  Medical Assistant

                    Lisa Hentschel

                    Medical Assistant

                      Andrea Dumas

                      Medical Data Entry

                        Timberle Gobin

                        Registered Nurse

                            Kelly Benson

                            LPN

                                Bonnie Benson

                                Medical Assistant

                                    Abby Miller

                                    Medical Team Assist

                                      Janice Griebel

                                      Medical Team Assist

                                      Dental Staff

                                        Conrad J. Kusel

                                        Chief Dental Officer

                                        Conrad J. Kusel, Jr., DDS (Dr. Jim) is a native to Florida.  He was born and grew up in Miami, Florida.  He went to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC where he earned his BA in Chemistry. Then He went Dental School at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.  After passing his Florida dental boards he joined his Father in Port St Lucie.  Dr. Jim’s brother joined the practice soon after. 

                                        Dr. Jim has been Rotarian for 32 years and is active in the Boy Scouts of America.  Other activities Dr. Jim is active in are deep sea fishing, SCUBA diving, and growing orchids.  While in Montana. Jim is looking forward to hunting, ice and fly fishing, visiting and hiking in Montana’s beautiful parks.

                                            Dr. Scott Olsen

                                            Dentist

                                            Dr. Craig Kaneshiro

                                            Dentist

                                              Elizabeth Lohse

                                              Dental Manager

                                              Elizabeth is certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Anesthesia and X-Ray, and earned her Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from the University of Montana in 2006. She has training in chronic pain management and more than eight years of experience in the dental field. Elizabeth is currently the Dental Coordinator for our dental facility, responsible for coordination of care for three full-time dentists.

                                                Briana McLain, RDH

                                                Dental Hygienist

                                                  Krista Cole

                                                  Dental Assistant

                                                   Krista has been a dental assistant with Bullhook Community Health Center since September 2015. She has received certification in Radiation Health and Safety from the Dental Assisting National Board.

                                                      Jaclyn Black

                                                      Dental Assistant
                                                       Jaclyn has been a dental assistant with Bullhook Community Health Center since February 2013. She has received certification in Radiation Health and Safety from the Dental Assisting National Board.

                                                        Teresa Azure

                                                        Dental Assistant

                                                            Kandi Mitchell

                                                            Dental Assistant

                                                                Shari Nelson

                                                                Dental Assistant

                                                                Pharmacy Staff

                                                                  Tami Solomon-Miller

                                                                  Pharmacy Director

                                                                  Tami Miller,PharmD.,BCACP, RPh is our Pharmacy Director at Bullhook Community Health Center. She became a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist in July of 2017. In addition, she is our Diabetes Self-Management Education program (accredited through the American Association of Diabetes Educators) coordinator. Tami has over 10 years of experience as a pharmacist, and provides clinical pharmacy services to our patients, including immunizations, Medication Therapy Management, Diabetes Education, Hypertension and Cholesterol treatment through referrals from our primary care providers. Mrs. Miller attended the University of Montana in Missoula and was born and raised in Havre. She is a member of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). She is our Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Bullhook Community Health Center and is involved with Emergency Preparedness in our community. Tami enjoys practicing pharmacy within the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care to improve outcomes and quality of life for patients using evidence based guidelines to guide treatments.

                                                                    Darin Miller

                                                                    Pharmacist

                                                                      Demi Billy

                                                                      Pharmacy Tech

                                                                      Behavioral Health

                                                                        Suzanne Lockwood

                                                                        Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

                                                                        Suzanne F. Lockwood is a Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist, PMHCNS-BC.  She holds and additional doctoral degree and has practiced as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for the past 25 years in both inpatient and outpatient facilities.  She sees adolescents and adults for psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, medication management and treatment planning with other providers in the Behavioral Health, Chemical Dependency, and Medical services.  She has developed a Medically Assisted Treatment program for those dealing with addiction issues and treats individuals with co-occurring illnesses.  While she grew up in the Midwest, she enjoys hiking, biking and camping in Big Sky Country.

                                                                          Lindsey Reichelt

                                                                          Licensed Clinical Social Worker

                                                                          Lindsey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a background in adult, children and family therapy. She earned her Bachelors degree in Social Work from Salish Kootenai College in 2008 and her Masters degree in Social Work from Walla Walla University in 2009.

                                                                          Lindsey has been in the Havre community for 5 years. During this time she has been providing school based mental health in the Rocky Boy Community, as well as providing adult groups and psychotherapy. Her experience includes treating clients with co-occurring disorders, history of trauma and relationship concerns.

                                                                            Deidre Reiter

                                                                            Behavioral Health Manager

                                                                              Kathryn Olson

                                                                              Nurse Practitioner

                                                                              Katie started her nursing career 6 years ago as an Internal Medicine RN at the Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Malone University in Ohio. She is certified as a FNP through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has a special interest in mental health nursing and is currently working to complete her PMHNP degree from The University of Michigan-Flint. She will be finishing this up in the end of 2017.  This is her first time in Montana and she is excited to see all that Montana has to offer and looking forward to becoming involved in the community.

                                                                               

                                                                                Misty Geer

                                                                                Substance Abuse Counselor and Behavioral Health Counselor

                                                                                Misty is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a background in human services, adult, adolescent, child and family therapy. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Development from Montana State University – Bozeman in 2002 and her Masters degree in Counselor Education from Montana State University – Northern in 2009.

                                                                                Misty has been in the Havre community for 12 years. During this time she worked as a Youth Employment Specialist, a Runaway and Homeless Youth Case Manger, a Victim/Witness Advocate, a Mental Health Associate and a Therapist. She has 10 years experience providing school based mental health services in the Harlem and Havre communities. She provides individual, group and family therapy. Her experience includes treating clients with co-occurring disorders, as well as a history of addictions, trauma and relationship concerns. She is working to obtain an additional license in Addictions Counseling.   

                                                                                  Patty Tilleman

                                                                                  Care Coordinator/RN

                                                                                      Jacob Strissel

                                                                                      Family Behavioral Health Specialist

                                                                                      Jacob attended the University of Montana-Western for a degree in Elementary Education. While in Dillon, he developed after school community youth programs while serving with AmeriCorps before becoming a Drill Instructor/1st Sergeant at the Montana Youth Challenge Academy. Since moving back to the Hi-Line, Jacob has worked at Havre Public Schools as a Jr. High football coach and at Lincoln McKinley Primary School. He has been the program manager of the Youth Reporting Center at the Boys and Girls Club as well as working in the S.T.E.M. Center. Jacob, originally from Rudyard, is excited about assisting the Havre community in family behavioral health services.

                                                                                      Terry Hanson

                                                                                      Behavioral Health Specialist

                                                                                      Terry is a licensed clinical professional counselor.  She earned her master’s degree in counseling at Montana State University-Northern in 1995 and completed an internship in family based services in Havre.  She has experience providing outpatient counseling for mental health concerns across the lifespan.

                                                                                        Lori St. Pierre

                                                                                        Substance Abuse Counselor

                                                                                            Danielle Ostwalt

                                                                                            Mental Health Case Manager

                                                                                                Madison Ellis

                                                                                                Behavioral Health Nurse

                                                                                                  Emily Harshman

                                                                                                  CAC Coordinator

                                                                                                  Telemedicine

                                                                                                  Case Management

                                                                                                    Jeri Erickson, LPN, AE-C

                                                                                                    Montana Asthma Project Nurse

                                                                                                    Jeri Graduated nursing school in may of 2011 at Flathead Valley Community College. She is currently the School Nurse for Havre Public Schools and has worked in family practice as well as internal medicine. She received her certified asthma educator license in May of 2017. 

                                                                                                      Sandy Derry

                                                                                                      Addictions Case Manager

                                                                                                      Sandy Derry, M.Ed., has been living in the Havre community for the past 20+ years. During this time she has earned her Master’s degree in Counselor of Education from MSU-Northern in 2013, a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in Community Service at MSU-Northern in 2005.Sandy has experience as a victim witness advocate, crisis line volunteer and 3 years in AmeriCorps. Since graduating in 2005, Sandy has been providing school based mental health in the Havre and Box Elder community, as well as providing children through adult outpatient therapy. Her experience includes implementing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Circle of Security (COS) techniques and treating a wide range of mental health disorders. Her experience includes treating clients with co-occurring disorders, as well as a history of addictions, trauma and relationship concerns. She is working to obtain an additional LCPC license.

                                                                                                        Hailey Breum

                                                                                                        Care Manager

                                                                                                        Front Office Staff

                                                                                                          Kelly Kohler

                                                                                                          Front End Supervisor

                                                                                                          Kelly Kohler started working at Bullhook Community Health Center in 2016 as a Dental Assistant. In 2017, she took a position in the Business Department, working with patient accounts. Kelly is now currently the Front-End Supervisor, responsible for managing the front staff and coordinating our facilities provider’s schedules. She has more than ten years of experience in the healthcare world. Kelly enjoys camping, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities.

                                                                                                            Cheryl Harwood

                                                                                                            Front Receptionist

                                                                                                              Melissa Russel

                                                                                                              Front Receptionist

                                                                                                                  Jolyn Doll-Bessette

                                                                                                                  Front Receptionist

                                                                                                                    Amanda Barns

                                                                                                                    Front Receptionist

                                                                                                                      Executive Staff

                                                                                                                      Brian Hadlock

                                                                                                                      Chief Executive Officer

                                                                                                                      Brian Hadlock is the CEO of Bullhook Community Health Center.  Mr. Hadlock comes to Bullhook from southeast Idaho where he served as the CEO of Grand Peaks Medical Dental and Behavior Health Center for the past six years. In 2012 Mr. Hadlock was elected to serve on the Idaho Primary Care Association and the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association Board of Directors’. He took part in moving state and national health care policy into a patient focused program to evolve Idaho facilities into “Patient Centered Medial Homes” through his work with the Community Health Center Network of Idaho.  With 28 years of business experience and ten of those in Healthcare leadership Mr. Hadlock understands the need for affordable access to health care services. His dedication to the underserved population drives his passion to promote and deliver health and wellness in the community he lives.

                                                                                                                      Mr. Hadlock grew up in Rexburg, Idaho and received his education from Brigham Young University-Idaho where he majored in Business Communications Public Relations. He has been married to his high school sweet heart for 26 years and has 4 children ranging from 12-25 years of age. Mr. Hadlock enjoys being in the outdoors and is an avid snowmobiler. His preferred activity is spending time with his family and serving in his church.

                                                                                                                        Kyndra Hall

                                                                                                                        Chief Financial Officer

                                                                                                                        Kyndra graduated from Montana State University – Northern with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Technology with Accounting and Small Business Managements minors in 2000.  She went on to receive her Master’s in Business Administration Accounting from the University of Phoenix in 2007.  She received her status as an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service this past year.

                                                                                                                        Prior to starting at Bullhook she was an accountant with Anderson ZurMuehlen/Hamilton Consulting Group for the past 15 years.  She is very involved in the community as a board member on the Boys and Girls Club, North Central Montana Relay for Life and the Hi-Line Chapter of ABATE.  She is also actively involved with the Havre Elementary Parent Teacher Organization and the Havre Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors committee. 

                                                                                                                        Molly Wendland

                                                                                                                        Chief Operations Officer

                                                                                                                        Molly Wendland was born and raised on the hi-line and studied at MSU-Billings/MSU -Bozeman.  Molly has worked in the healthcare field for 15+ years in many different capacities including Hospice, Home visiting, HR, Marketing, and Quality Improvement.

                                                                                                                        Her affinity for helping people lead her to working with Community Health Centers.   Molly has also worked with a number of community-based organizations connecting resources, leading health initiatives and advocating for change.  Most recently, Molly has been supporting Bighorn Valley Health Center in implementing team-based, whole-person care. 

                                                                                                                        Molly feeds her creativity through her small business “Frances and Esther” creating unique, hand-made goods.

                                                                                                                        With a resourceful mindset, Molly is inventive, persistent and driven to find a way to make things possible.

                                                                                                                        Administrative Support Team

                                                                                                                          Rozan Kerr

                                                                                                                          Patient Accounts Manager

                                                                                                                            Vonda Thomas

                                                                                                                            Patient Accounts Biller

                                                                                                                              Branda Pearson

                                                                                                                              Patient Accounts Biller

                                                                                                                                Barb DeRosa

                                                                                                                                Accounting Associate

                                                                                                                                  Kathy Shrauger

                                                                                                                                  Certified Application Counselor

                                                                                                                                  Kathy joined the Bullhook staff in 2013, and became a federally certified and state licensed Certified Application Counselor for the clinic. She is available to assist with enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and Healthy Montana Kids. Kathy is a member of the Community Management Team and the Diabetes Pathway Advisory Committee. 

                                                                                                                                  Kathy received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Montana. A Havre native, she has two grown daughters, and one grand child. 

                                                                                                                                    Tina Hawkins

                                                                                                                                    For 7 years Tina has worked in the aftermarket industry as a buyer. In August of 2015 she joined Bullhook Community Health Center where she serves as the Executive Assistant to the CEO. Originally from Ohio, she is enjoys the peace of Montana. 

                                                                                                                                      Caprice Gobin

                                                                                                                                      Assistant to the Executive Assistant

                                                                                                                                          Nancy Pegar

                                                                                                                                          Payroll and Benefits Specialist

                                                                                                                                            Carol Schubert

                                                                                                                                            Billing Clerk

                                                                                                                                              Christina Flansburg

                                                                                                                                              Health Information Technology/Data Analyst