Chief Medical Officer
Joan is a retired Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant (E-CRNFA) who worked as a surgical assistant and office staff person since 1975. She taught many Wilderness Medicine and Advanced Life Support courses of all types with Aerie Backcountry Medicine. She is a retired Advanced EMT. She combined an appreciation for the outdoors with her medical knowledge to work as the Chief Medical Screener at EPI. She loves to hike and do agility training with her dogs and ride trails and train her horses. She is most excited to be a part of EPI’s programs which encourage and teach students to enjoy the great outdoors and to work to support and protect the environment. She has happily moved back to her hometown of Corvallis, MT.