Nancy received her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in 1999, graduating from the University of Montana with honors. In 1999, she received the APhA-ASP Senior Recognition Award for advancing the profession of pharmacy through outstanding service to the APHA-ASP Chapter at the University of Montana. She also received the SmithKline Beecham Patient Care Award in 1999, for excellent performance in pharmacy rotations focused on relations in both hospital and community practice. She received the School of Pharmacy Faculty Award for graduating students who have made a significant contribution to the School of Pharmacy through outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments as well as the University of Montana's Presidents Senior Recognition Award for demonstrating a commitment to Pharmacy Practice through professional development, leadership and service.
Nancy has nearly 20 years of experience working as a clinical pharmacist and is currently employed at Bozeman Healthcare Cancer Center. Prior to Working at Bozeman Health, Nancy was employed as an inpatient pharmacist at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, where she staffed the ICU/telemetry satellite pharmacy primarily but also had a clinical position at the hospital.
Nancy has extensive experience developing protocols for warfarin and heparin utilization and has provided discharge and medication teaching for anticoagulated patients as well as for open-heart surgical patients. In addition to her cardiology related experience, she has also worked with pediatric oncology patients, orthopedic and joint replacement patients, and pain management. Nancy was a frequent guest lecturer for the Physicians Assistant Program at Rocky Mountain College while living in Billings.
After moving to Bozeman, Nancy went to work for Bozeman Healthcare and coordinated the start of their Anticoagulation clinic which now employs five pharmacists. In 2005, she received the Rising Star Award from the University of Montana School of Pharmacy for dedication to community and profession. She began working at the Cancer Center in 2011 and has helped to coordinate the startup of the Oral Chemotherapy Management Program which educates and tracks patients taking chemotherapy at home.
She lives in Bozeman, Montana with her husband, three children and two dogs. She enjoys spending time outside as much as possible with her family camping and hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter
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