Joseph Call, MDjcall9@uwyo.edu
Joseph was raised in Pocatello, ID. He grew up participating in the Boy Scouts of America and was a whitewater kayak guide on the Salmon River. He enjoys mountain biking, skiing, woodworking, board games, piano and watching movies. After graduating from Brigham Young University, he attended Trinity School of Medicine. Joseph is interested in procedural medicine, emergency medicine, and women’s health. Joseph shares his adventures with his wife Ruth and their four daughters.
Michael Fewkes, MDmfewkes@uwyo.edu
Mike was born and raised in Fruitland, ID. He graduated from Boise State University before attending medical school in Sint Maarten where he me this husband, Kevin. He completed clinical rotations in New York and is excited to return to the West and complete his training in Casper. In his free time, he enjoys scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking. Together Mike and Kevin enjoy traveling and have a bucket list to visit every continent.
Emily Hansen, DOehanse24@uwyo.edu
Emily was born and raised in the small town of North Plains in northwestern Oregon. She completed her B.S. in Biology with a Pre-Medical concentration and minor in Psychology at Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL. During that time, she played collegiate rugby and was involved with Greek life. She completed her medical school training at Western University of Health Sciences, COMP-NW with a Lifestyle Medicine concentration in Lebanon, OR. She is excited to serve and work with patients of all ages as a full-spectrum Family Medicine resident with a special interest in lifestyle and preventative medicine. Emily enjoys weightlifting, skiing, kayaking, and hiking with her two rescue pups, Sadie and Jenna. She is excited to join the community here at Casper!
Marko Lubardic, MDmlubardi@uwyo.edu
Marko was born in Canada, grew up and went to school in Michigan, and is excited to finally live somewhere with abundant nature (and actual mountains!) With his fiancée Alex, he has two dogs, Bean and Blue, and they enjoy family outings to hike, camp, and fish. He is trying to visit every national park in America. He also enjoys board games and has a dep love for all things sci-fi.
Daniel Samelson, DOdsamelso@uwyo.edu
Daniel grew up in Wyoming and Colorado, and his happy to call the Rocky Mountain Region his home. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Colorado with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. He attended medical school in Colorado at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His commitment to patient care is evidenced by a decade spent working in bedside healthcare prior to attending medical school. His professional interests include pharmacology, cardiovascular physiology, pulmonary physiology, and teaching. In his spare time, he mountain bikes, runs and spends time with his family.
Shelbie Scharf, MDsscharf@uwyo.edu
Shelbie was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. She attended Nebraska Wesleyan University for undergrad and majored in biochemistry and molecular biology. After working for the University of Nebraska’s Food Allergy Research & Resource Program (FARRP), she attended AUC Medical School in St. Maarten. Throughout her schooling, Shelbie was able to study abroad in both Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, fueling her love for travel and global health awareness. In addition to traveling (43 countries so far), she enjoys scuba diving, playing volleyball, baking, and spending time with her family and friends. Shelbie and her partner, Adam, moved to Casper along with their two mini-Schnauzers, Lola and Willow. They are excited to experience the Rocky Mountains and a new area of the country.
Michael Swainston, MDmswainst@uwyo.edu
Born and raised in Huntington Beach, CA, Michael is married to his high school sweetheart, Gwenna. They have an almost five-year-old sone and three-year-old daughter, along with two German Shorthaired Pointers. He loves all aspects of medicine but is especially passionate about obstetrics and preventative/lifestyle medicine. Mike and his family love spending time outside in nature as much as possible, hiking, biking, and looking for creatures. He is also an avid Boston Celtics fan and has not missed watching a regular season game since 2017.
Nathan is from small-town Idaho and brings with him his awesome wife and two little ones. He attended medical school at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine. His goal is to stick around and practice medicine in a smaller community somewhere in the Rockies. When not working or studying, you will find Nathan exploring rivers and lakes in search of big trout and other fish with his fly rod. He feels lucky that his family loves to tag along on these adventures! They also love to ski and snowboard, camp, and stay active at the gym, parks, and the pool.