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Sixty percent of our current faculty completed their three-year residency at the UWFMRP-Casper and chose to remain with the program following graduation. With decades of experience in healthcare education and the delivery of comprehensive and quality health care services, our doctors and providers improve the health and wellbeing of Casper area residents through a focus on family medicine and osteopathic medicine. Find your provider today!

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Brian Veauthier, MD

Title: Program Director
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine

Education

MD: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2001
Residency: University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper, 2004
Fellowship: Tacoma Family Medicine Rural Fellowship, 2005
Board Certification: Family Medicine


Dr. Veauthier practices full scope family medicine including outpatient clinic with procedures, inpatient adult medicine, inpatient pediatrics, and obstetrics with cesarean sections.  He continues to enjoy lecturing and organizing the SIMS lab.  Outside of medicine you will find him spending most of his time trail running, cross country skiing, fly fishing, mountain biking, or doing any other outdoor activity.  He has a wonderful family to share these activities with- his wife Bridget, his daughters- Sammy, Ellie, and Julia, his son- Nick, and their black lab- Buddy.  

Zachory Deiss, MD

Title: Associate Program Director
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine

Education

MD: Creighton University School of Medicine, 1987
Residency: University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper, 1990
Board Certification: Family Medicine


Dr. Deiss spent most of his time in the 90s doing full spectrum family medicine in a small town in Montana. During the 2000s he did ER work in a Wyoming small town. The last decade he’s been with the residency trying to pass on the habits he has picked up along the way. When he’s not working he likes to tinker with old cars and houses.

Michael Miller, DO

Title: Associate Program Director
Clinical Specialty: Osteopathic Family Medicine/Manipulative Treatment

Education

DO: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2000
Residency: University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper, 2003
Board Certification: Osteopathic Family Medicine and Manipulative Treatment


Dr. Miller, originally from Denver, is a happy transplant to Wyoming for the past 20 years. A faculty member since 2004, he and his family took a four year detour to the east African country of Rwanda to help start a family medicine residency for Rwandan doctors. One of his favorite quotes is from Hippocrates: “Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always” which captures the limitation of medicine but the limitless nature of human connection.

Jaime Hornecker, PharmD

Title: Assistant Professor
Clinical Specialty: Pharmacotherapy

Education

PharmD: University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, 2003
Residency: Community Health Center of Central Wyoming, 2004
Board Certification: Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist


Dr. Hornecker is the faculty pharmacist at UWFMR-Casper. Her practice interests primarily include diabetes education and management, as well as anticoagulation. Dr. Hornecker is program director for the clinic’s PGY1 pharmacy residency, precepts fourth-year pharmacy students, and also has teaching responsibilities on the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy campus in Laramie. Jaime’s family is very actively involved in 4-H, sports, and other Wyoming outdoor activities.

Sharon Karnes, MD

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine

Education

MD: University of Washington School of Medicine, 2001
Residency: University of Utah Family Practice Residency, 2004
Board Certification: Family Medicine


Dr. Sharon Karnes went to the University of Wyoming graduating with a degree in Molecular Biology. She was part of the first Wyoming WWAMI class to graduate from the University of Washington School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Utah. She came back to Wyoming to practice. She joined the faculty of the University of Wyoming Family Practice Residency in Casper in 2012. Areas of interest include: geriatrics, behavioral medicine and the underserved. Her hope is to provide a needed service to her patients and community as well as a structured learning environment where residents can excel.

Caroline Kirsch, DO

Title: Director of Osteopathic Education

Clinical Specialty: Osteopathic Family Medicine/Manipulative Treatment

Education

DO: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2007
Residency: University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper, 2010
Board Certification: Osteopathic Family Medicine and Manipulative Treatment


Dr. Kirsch is passionate about working towards a vision of health equity.  She provides care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting with a special focus on Osteopathic Philosophy and Techniques.  Special projects she is currently involved with include working to make health care more accessible to the LGBTQ+ community, transgender care, PrEP as well as working with family medicine residents to develop and execute their own quality improvement projects.  She enjoys spending time with her husband Craig and their daughter Chloe cooking, reading, hiking, cycling and playing video games and collecting vinyl albums of 70's and 80’s punk bands.

Genomary Krigbaum-Pérez, PsyD

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Specialty: Behavioral Medicine, Psychologist

Education

PsyD: Arizona School of Professional Psychology, 2009
Residency: Phoenix Children’s Hospital, 2009 & Arizona State University Counseling Services, 2009-2011
Board Certification: Practicing Biofeedback since 2007 – Board Certified in Biofeedback, 2017


Dr. Krigbaum-Pérez is the Behavioral Medicine faculty and a Psychologist. Her academic and professional education spans from Latin-America to the United States; holding a doctorate, masters in clinical psychology (PsyD and MA), as well as a bachelors in psychology. She is bilingual and her native language is Spanish. Dr. Krigbaum-Pérez is board certified in biofeedback-applied psychophysiology, with specialty in clinical health psychology (including neuropsychology foci) and trauma. She is passionate about behavioral medicine, integrative patient care, cultural neuropsychology, clinical algorithms and heuristics. Dr. Krigbaum-Pérez delights in teaching and training medical residents and is committed to their professional growth as independent clinicians. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her husband, family as well as furry kids.

Blaine Levy, DO

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine

Education

DO: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, 2012
Residency: University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper, 2015
Board Certification: Family Medicine


Dr. Levy practices full spectrum family medicine with keen interest in OB, women's health and Peds.  Recently she returned to Wyoming after practicing rural medicine in the Ozark region of Missouri for the last four years.  Blaine and her family enjoy getting outdoors, in all seasons, and soaking up all that Wyoming has to offer. Her love for outdoors and small town medicine makes Wyoming a perfect fit.

John Noffsinger, PA-C

Title: Clinical Provider
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Education

MPA: University of Utah School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program, 1996
PA Certification: National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants, 1996


John worked as an athletic trainer prior to becoming a PA through the University of Utah program. He has a strong background in orthopedics and sports medicine and is involved with our Sports Medicine experience.

Beth Robitaille, MD

Title: DIO, University of Wyoming; CMO, Educational Health Center of Wyoming
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine

Education

MD: Creighton University School of Medicine, 1995
Residency: North Colorado Family Medicine, 1998
Board Certification: Family Medicine


Dr. Robitaille is a Casper native. After completing undergrad at U of Notre Dame and medical school at Creighton SOM, she returned to the west for residency at North Colorado Family Medicine in Greeley, CO. She practiced full spectrum rural Family Medicine with surgical OB for two years in Douglas, WY before joining the faculty at UWFMRP in Casper.  After 20 years with the organization and serving in several roles throughout the years, including program director, she continues to enjoy the dual missions of service and education. She enjoys working to improve services to our underserved patients, such as expanding mental health and substance use disorder treatments, as well as expanding graduate medical education in the state of Wyoming with the development of Casper’s Geriatric Fellowship and the Thermopolis Rural Training Track. In the fall of 2020, she and her husband will be experiencing an empty nest for the first time as all three of their sons will be in college across the country, COVID-19 permitting.

Tabitha Thrasher, DO

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine

Education

DO: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2012|
Residency: University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper, 2015
Board Certification: Family Medicine


Dr. Thrasher is a proud Osteopathic family medicine. She is passionate about Geriatric Medicine and currently completing a fellowship in this. She enjoys spending time with her family and gardening.

Cynthia Works, MD

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Specialty: Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Education

MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1985
Residency: Scenic General Hospital, 1988
Board Certification: Family Medicine, with added qualification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Dr. Works is passionate about family medicine, especially caring for elders and marginalized populations. With more than 30 years advocating for patients, she tries to bring the best of healing from the medical system and beyond. Committed to access to health care for all, she works to be a good guide as they make their final journey at the end of life.  Dr. Works has many experiences in cross cultural medicine in the USA, Dominican Republic, Namibia and Angola.  Striving to live our mission of service and education, she is happy to be working with colleagues that feel like family.