Glendive Medical Center (GMC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Charlene Pontoriero, Family Nurse Practitioner, who will provide services in a variety of areas and locations, including Gabert Clinic and the After Hours/Outreach Clinics. "My husband and I have been working in the surrounding areas for 16 years now. I'm looking forward to spending more time in Glendive. I've grown to love a lot of people here and through our church. It's a community that's easy to settle into," Pontoriero said.

Pontoriero attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, where she received her bachelor's degree of nursing and a master of nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner program in 1992. She has provided primary health care services to adults and pediatric patients in Sidney and Fairview since 1996.

Pontoriero is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and specializes in family medicine care for all ages, health prevention, maintenance and education issues. She lives outside Fairview with her husband, Guy Pontoriero.