RESIDENTS

 

Jonathan Barrus, DO

Jonathan Barrus, DO

Jonathan Barrus studied at Western University Health Science, College of Osteopathic Medicine and earned his undergraduate bachelor's degree in Business Management with a minor in Chemistry. He is fluent in the Samoan language. When time permits, he enjoys movies, swimming, sailing, tennis, golf, basketball and spending time with his wife and four kids. Dr. Barrus plans to practice in a rural community in Idaho after residency and hopes to participate in medical missions to less developed countries.

 
Scott Conover, DO 

Scott Conover, DO

Scott Conover studied at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and attended BYU-I for his undergraduate studies in Exercise Science. He is interested in Global Health and would like to practice full spectrum family medicine. He speaks Spanish and has traveled to Central America for a medical mission. Dr. Conover enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and children. Other hobbies include rock climbing, mountaineering, soccer and running.

 
David Glenn, MD 

David Glenn, MD

David Glenn studied at St. George's University, School of Medicine and completed his undergraduate degree in neuroscience at Brigham Young University. He has enjoyed working as a first responder as part of the BYU EMS and Park City Mountain Resort Ski Patrol. When not practicing medicine he enjoys road biking, water skiing, wake boarding, snowboarding, and spending time with his family. Dr. Glenn is interested in all aspects of family medicine and looks forward to practicing in the mountain west region.

 
Kevin Hilborn, MD 

Kevin Hilborn, MD

Kevin Hilborn studied at Ross University, School of Medicine and did his ungraduated work at Carroll College in Helena Montana, earning in B.S. in Biology. He is originally from Idaho Falls and is happy to be back in the area. Dr. Hilborn has interests in music, scuba diving and aviation. He has an interest in full spectrum procedural based family medicine. He hopes to continue to practice in Idaho.

 
David Hirschi, MD

David Hirschi, MD

David Hirschi is a native of Washington but transplanted to Idaho in 2001. Dr. Hirschi studied at St. George's University, School of Medicine and did his undergraduate work at College of Southern Idaho before transferring to College of Charleston. He enjoys the outdoors, sports, and doing anything that involves his wife and children.

 
Khristina Meissner, DO

Khristina Meissner, DO

Khristina Meissner studied at University of Pikeville Kentucky, College of Osteopathic Medicine and earned her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Midway College in Kentucky. She is from Waynesville, North Carolina and moved to Idaho for residency. Dr. Meissner enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, skiing, and horseback riding. She is looking forward to practicing full-spectrum family medicine in a rural community.

 
Luke Poulter, DO 

Luke Poulter, DO

Luke Poulter was born and raised in Southeast Idaho. He studied at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and he earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from Brigham Young University Idaho. One of Dr. Poulter's goals in medicine is to improve care to underserved spanish-speaking populations, both locally and abroad. He enjoys exploring new places with his family, biking, water sports, bowhunting, exercising, and woodworking.

 

 

 

Pharmacotherapy Residents

Pilar Davila, PharmD

Pilar Davila, PharmD

Pilar grew up in northern California and went to University of Redlands in southern California for undergraduate schooling where she studied biology and chemistry. After leaving there Pilar began working full time at Walgreens pharmacy as a pharmacy technician. She worked for Walgreens for four years before moving to Baltimore to attend pharmacy school at the Notre Dame of Maryland University. Pilar received additional pharmacy training in Ghana at Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital and Jopizzo Community Pharmacy, in Nepal at Stupa Community Hospital, in Costa Rica at FIMRC medical clinic, and in Nicaragua at FIMRC pediatric clinic. Pilar completed her doctorate in pharmacy, earning a PharmD degree May 2015. She is currently beginning her first year of pharmacotherapy residency with the 2-year Idaho State University Pharmacotherapy Residency Program.

 
Nam Nguyen, PharmD 

Nam Nguyen, PharmD

Nam Nguyen was born in Louisiana but raised in Fort Worth, TX. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from St. Mary's University in San Antonio. He attended pharmacy school at Texas Tech Universtiy. During his time at TTUHSC, he helped to develop an organization advocating interdisciplinary collaboration. His professional interests include infectious disease pharmacotherapy, critical care, and academia. In his spare time he enjoys crawfish boils, traveling, spending time with family, mountain biking, snowboarding, and playing music.

 

 

Lance Adams, MD

Lance Adams, MD

Lance Adams attended Ross University Medical School. Lance is a proud native of sunny Saint George, Utah where he learned to love the sun along with any activity that can be enjoyed under its rays. Canyoneering, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, snowboarding, snowshoeing, wake boarding, are just a few of his interests. Lance is excited to now serve the Eastern Idaho population as a Family Medicine Resident with the eventual goal of working as an ER/Family Medicine physician in a small rural community.

 
Ashley Curtis, DO

Ashley Curtis, DO

Ashley Curtis was born and raised in the Salt Lake Valley and is excited to be back in the region. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Boston University and studied at Rocky Vista University, College of Medicine. She enjoys almost anything with her family and Golden Retriever, Rex. Her favorite hobbies include swimming, boating, and baking. Dr. Curtis is passionate about preventive care and outpatient management for all ages. She also aims to use Osteopathic Manipulation frequently in her practice.

 
Squire Hepworth, MD 

Squire Hepworth, MD

Squire Hepworth studied at University of Arizone, College of Medicine. He grew up in Riverton, Utah. He earned an undergraduate degree in Nutritional Science from Brigham Young University. He is very happy to be in Pocatello for residency. He plans to practice full-spectrum Family Medicine in a rural setting. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children, fishing, hiking, playing basketball, woodworking, reading, and working on his Grandpa's ranch.

 
Eric Jensen, MD 

Eric Jensen, MD

Eric Jensen was raised in Pocatello, Idaho. He went to medical school at Ross University. During rotations in rural Michigan he became very interested in Family Medicine and has a strong desire to work in Idaho after completion of residency. He enjoys all aspects of medicine that working in Family Medicine has to offer. Dr. Jensen returned to Idaho after medical school with his wife and three children. In his free time he enjoys being with his family, movies, and spending time outdoors.

 
David Kimball, DO 

David Kimball, DO

David Kimball is from northern Utah. Prior to Medical School at Touro Univerisity-Neveda College of Osteopathic Medicine, he was a Chiropractor, where he owned and operated his own clinic, treating primarily musculoskeletal disorders. Desiring to have a larger role in his patient's healthcare, he returned to school. With his unique background and training, Dr. Kimball can offer his patients a wide variety of personalized treatment options. He plans on practicing full spectrum Family Medicine in a rural community. His biggest passion is spending time with his wife and five children.

 
Jessica Mendez, MD 

Jessica Mendez, MD

Jessica Mendez earned her undergraduate degree in human biology at the University of California, San Diego and studied at University of Iowa, College of Medicine for medical school. Her interest in Family Medicine was sparked by a rotation in a small town in Iowa. She plans to practice full-spectrum Family Medicine in the mountain west region after residency. She enjoys running, swimming, reading, and cooking.

 
Andrew Thomas, MD 

Andrew Thomas, MD

Andy Thomas was born and raised near Portland, Oregon. He attended at Oregon Health and Science University, School of Medicine for medical school and studied Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester in New York. He worked for a decade in EMS prior to returning to school to study Epidemiology and Biostatistics for his Master's degree before attending medical school. Andy married his wife (a middle-school crush) when they met again after college. They had their first son prior to the start of residency. After graduation he plans to practice full-spectrum Family Medicine in the rural west.

 
Kasai Bartczak, MD 

Kasia Bartczak, MD

Kasia Bartczak created her own global health undergraduate major, incorporating a year in Tanzania, and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota. After working on hospital outcome measures, she moved to Poland to reconnect with her heritage while studying medicine at Jagiellonian University Medical College. Kasia loves learning new languages and spending time outdoors, running, hiking, biking, climbing, canoeing and playing soccer. She hopes to practice full-spectrum family medicine, focusing on obstetric and pediatric care in underserved communities.

Travis Clyde, MD 

Travis Clyde, MD

Travis Clyde is from Utah. He studied at Ross University School of medicine and received a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He loves spending time with his family, participating in all types of sports, being outdoors and staying physically active. He enjoys the wide variety of patient population and opportunities family medicine offers. He values the deep relationships with patients, and is interested in sports medicine. 

Richard Curtis, MD 

Richard Curtis, MD

Richard Curtis is a native of a rural farming community of SouthEastern Arizona. Prior to medical school, he was a business owner, providing structural pest services in the Phoenix Metro Area. Desiring to further his education and provide critical family based health services he attended Arizona State University with a focus in Biology prior to attending medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Facultad of Medicina in Guadalajara Mexico. He plans on practicing full spectrum Family Medicine in a rural community. His passions include spending time with his wife, five children, family and friends. 

Brian Gould, DO 

Brian Gould, DO

Brian Gould received a degree in Kinesiology and minor in business administration from Colorado Mesa University and attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine. While in medical school he completed a Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Brian plans to practice full spectrum Family Medicine with an emphasis on sports and musculoskeletal medicine. When not immersed in medicine, Brian loves spending time with his beautiful wife and children as well as golf, basketball, mountain biking, hiking and snow sports. He also has special interests in photography and wine making and tasting. 

Justin Jones, MD 

Justin Jones, MD

Justin Jones studied at Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center of Medicine. He was born and raised an Idahoan. He loves spending time with his wife and 4 boys doing all that the Idaho outdoors have to offer: camping, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, and more. He loves serving in the community and has enjoyed volunteering to mentor youth and teens and in coaching multiple youth sports. He is interested in providing full spectrum family medicine care including pediatric and obstetric care. 

Aaron Packham, DO 

Aaron Packham, DO

Aaron Packham is a proud native of Idaho; he was born in Twin Falls, grew up in Fairfield and graduated high school in Kimberly, Idaho. He obtained a bachelor’s degree at Boise State University, and is a huge fan of BSU football. He attended medical school at A.T. Still Universtiy of Health Sciences, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is thrilled to be back in his home state, where he hopes to practice once residency is complete. He decided to pursue family medicine because he loved treating patients of all ages across all spectrums of disease. He enjoys nearly all sports and spending time outdoors fishing, golfing, and hunting; however, most of all he loves to spend time with his wife and children.  

Skyler Shippen, MD 

Skyler Shippen, MD

Skyler Shippen studied at Ross University, School of Medicine. He is a native of Eastern Idaho, being raised on a cattle ranch and farm in Menan. He has a special interest in International Medicine, having lived abroad for many years including in Madagascar and Dominica. He has been an active participant in the community as a Special Olympics coach, Journey’s disability volunteer, and BSA leader. He enjoys dirt biking, wakeboarding, fishing, college football, playing guitar, and spending time with his beautiful wife and four children. He plans to practice full-spectrum Family Medicine in the mountain west region after residency.

 

 

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209

Discover opportunity at Idaho State University