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29th Annual Magic City Sports Medicine Conference

May 16th, 2020
Theme: Emerging Concepts and Technology in Sports Medicine

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Roger Bentley, MD

Dr. Bentley is a graduate of Brigham Young University, a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, completed his fellowship in sports medicine at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute and his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is a sports medicine physician for Ortho Montana specializing in treatment of the hip. He is the team physician for Montana State University – Billings, Rocky Mountain College and the Billings Mustangs Baseball. He enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling and playing the piano and guitar. He is also fluent in Spanish.

Lauren Hasquet, PT

Lauren is currently a Physical Therapist at Ortho Montana. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Mary and her Bachelors of Science in Health and Human Performance from the University of Montana. She was a college volleyball player who enjoys playing and coaching. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Regan Bold, DPT

Regan is currently a Physical Therapist at Ortho Montana. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Creighton University in Omaha and her Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences and Public Health from Carroll College with a minor in biology.

Jenn Linton, ATC

Jenn is the head athletic trainer for Rocky Mountain College. She is a graduate of Walden University with both her Masters in Community Health and PhD ABD in Public Health. She also has her Bachelors in Athletic Training from South Dakota State University.

James Elliott, MD

A graduate of the University of Washington Medical School, Dr. Elliott completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine from Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Center. He is currently the team physician for Montana State University – Billings, Rocky Mountain College, Billings Central High School, and Billings Mustangs Baseball.

Kristine Peterson, PT

Kristine completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy program and received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at University of Montana in Missoula, MT. She is currently employed by Ortho Montana. Kristine is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and National Athletic Trainers Association.

Ariel FitzGerald, ATC

Ariel is a graduate of Montana State University Billings with her Masters in Athletic Training. She works for Ortho Montana as an athletic trainer at Lockwood High School and in the physical therapy clinic.

Steven Klepps, MD

Dr. Klepps completed a shoulder and elbow fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after graduating from the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Klepps is a team physician for the Billings Mustangs Baseball Team, Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University - Billings. Dr. Klepps coaches soccer and wrestling.

Travis Laird, PT

Travis is currently a Physical Therapist at Ortho Montana. He has his Doctorate of Physical Therapy and his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Eastern Washington. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Stacy Molt, ATC

Stacy completed her Masters of Athletic Training degree from Montana State University Billings and her Bachelors in Kinesiology from Montana State University. She is currently the head athletic trainer at Billings Senior High School. She is also the coordinator for the Magic City Sports Medicine Conference.

Kelsey Hoffman, DO

Dr. Hoffman is the current Sports Medicine Fellow working with Riverstone and Ortho Montana. She is a graduate of Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, , a board certified Family Practice physician, and she completed her residency at the Montana Family Medicine Residency Program, serving as chief resident. She enjoys the outdoors, yoga and cooking.

Melanie McGrath, PhD, LAT, ATC

Melanie is currently the Coordinator of Clinical Education in the Professional Athletic Training Program at the University of Montana. She is a certified and licensed athletic trainer with her PhD from University of North Carolina with an emphasis in Biomechanics and ACL injury risk factors. She also has her Masters of Science degree from University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Linfield College. She has numerous publications and courses she has taught at University of Montana, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Nathan Robey, MS, ATC

Nathan is an athletic trainer working on his Doctorate of Philosophy and Biomechanics at the University of Northern Colorado while teaching several college level courses. He received his Masters degree in athletic training from Texas State University and his Bachelors of Science degree in athletic training from South Dakota State University.

Shane Murphy, PHD, LAT, ATC

Shane is an assistant professor in the Athletic Training Program at the University of Montana. He has a Ph.D from the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters degree from Indiana University both with emphasis in biomechanics. He also has his Bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Wisconsin.

Taylor Canfield, ATC

Taylor completed his Masters in Athletic Training from Montana State University Billings. He is currently employed by Ortho Montana where he provides athletic training services to Rocky Mountain College with a focus on care for the football team. He enjoys spending time with his family and running.

Tom Ebel, ATC

Tom is the head Athletic Trainer at Montana State University – Billings. Before that he was the Head Athletic Trainer at Clovis High School in New Mexico. He earned his Master’s degree at Eastern New Mexico University and his Bachelors at Concordia University in Nebraska. He is a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist and he has his teacher education endorsement.

Taylor Purchio, ATC

Taylor is a graduate of the University of Montana for both his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He is a certified athletic trainer. He works for Ortho Montana and his primary responsibilities are to provide athletic training services for Billings American Legion Baseball and for Billings Senior High School. He enjoys spending time golfing, playing softball and spending time with his friends.