Katie moved out west from Iowa to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she received her degree in Environmental Biology. She made her way to Jackson for the skiing and fell in love with community, which she now calls home. Katie worked as a Naturalist Guide for many years before switching to medicine. You can find Katie roaming the mountains skiing, biking or looking at flowers. In 2016, Katie left Teton Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery to begin nursing school training as a registered nurse.
Ben Thurston grew up in the mountains of Vermont. After graduating from the University of Rhode Island where he studied ocean engineering he moved west to pursue his love of the mountains and backcountry skiing. He moved to Jackson in 2008. Ben is presently an emergency medical technician and firefighter for Jackson Hole Fire/EMS.
Joel obtained a degree in English from a Colorado University. He became interested in medical work while volunteering as a translator for a local free clinic. Joel worked for Dr. Stern between 2009 and 2012. Joel leftus to begin his training as a Physician Assistant. He is currently in the Physician Assistant training program at George Washington University and is combining this with a Masters of Public Health.
Heather worked for us between 2009-2010. Heather grew up in Philadelphia, New York, the village of brotherly love.She moved to Jackson after graduation to snowboard. She soon began volunteering for Jackson Hole Fire EMS as an EMT/Firefighter where her interest in the medical field grew. She was hired on as a part-time EMT/Firefighter and shortly after began working for Dr. Stern.
Brian left us in 2009. He is currently in Medical School at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Chris is now a paramedic working for Jackson Hole Fire/EMS.
Molly joined Teton Oral Surgery at its inception. She now is gone and spends her days sleeping in the sunshine.