Historical Challenges in Bringing Healthcare to Montana


Friday, April 5th at 1pm

Hager Auditorium—Museum of the Rockies

600 W. Kagy Blvd.

Bozeman, MT 59717


1:00 pm - Introduction & Welcome

Martin Teintze, Ph.D. Director of the MSU WWAMI Program


1:10 pm - “Who were Montana’s first licensed phsicians? Statistics &

stories, 1889-1910”

Todd L. Savitt, Ph.D.

Questions and Answers


2:00 pm - “Montana and nursing: proud history, strong future!”

Sarah E. Shannon, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Questions and Answers


 2:50-3:10 pm Short Break


3:10 pm - "No more war, no more plague—the Spanish influenza

pandemic toll on Montana"

Todd S. Harwell and Steven D. Helgerson, MD, MPH

Questions and Answers


2:00 pm - “Trauma care in Montana and beyond: the seminal role


Charles F. Rinker, MD

Questions and Answers


 5:00 pm  – End of Program