Faculty

Ted Epperly, MD

President and CEO

Dr. Epperly is the President and CEO of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, a large Federally Qualified Teaching Health Center comprised of six FQHC clinics, three ACGME family medicine residency programs, and four fellowships. He received an undergraduate degree in Biology and Anthropology from Utah State University in 1976. He Graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1980.  Dr. Epperly completed his residency in Family Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington in 1983. He completed a faculty development fellowship at the University of North Carolina in 1986 and achieved an additional CAQ in Geriatrics.  Dr. Epperly retired July 2001 as Colonel after serving 21 years in the United States Army.  Dr. Epperly served as the past President and Board Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).  He is a current member of the ACGME Board of Directors that has responsibility of all residency and fellowship training for over 125,000 residents and fellows of all specialties in the United States.  He currently serves as the Governor appointed Chairman of the Board for the Idaho Healthcare Coalition that is in charge of helping transform healthcare for the State of Idaho.  Dr. Epperly is a member of multiple other Boards of Directors and the President of several non-profit organizations.  He has published over 50 articles and book chapters and he is a staunch supporter of Family Medicine education, research, and both rural and underserved health care. His award winning book Fractured: America’s Broken Health Care System and What Must Be Done To Heal It provides excellent insight to the U.S healthcare system and can be found on Amazon.com.  He and his wife Lindy celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary in September 2017 and have two sons. Outside of medicine, his interests include golf, skiing, fly-fishing, reading and rock drumming.

Justin Glass, MD

Program Director Boise

Graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1997, Dr. Glass completed his residency training through Providence – St. Peter Hospital Family Medicine Residency in Olympia, Washington in 2000. He subsequently went to work for the Navajo Area Indian Health Service in Shiprock, NM as a medical officer. In this capacity he provided broad spectrum family medicine care for five years. After a three year stint on the faculty of the Department of Family Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, he joined the faculty of FMRI in October 2008. He served as the associate director for four years and became the Boise program director in 2013. His passion is helping family medicine residents individualize their training within a broad scope of practice family medicine residency program. He and his wife Marci (pastor at Southminster Presbyterian Church) have two college aged boys. In his free time he can often be found running the Boise foothills trails in training for his next ultra run.

Kim Stutzman, MD

RTT's Program Director and Chief Rural Officer

Dr. Stutzman grew up in Northern Michigan and trained at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. She completed a residency at Family Medicine Spokane. After a year at the University of Washington as a fourth year chief resident she settled in White Salmon, Washington in a small rural practice. After 12 years of wonderful, broad-spectrum, rural, community-based care she moved to Boise in 2007 to pursue teaching at the residency program. She has special interest areas in geriatrics, medical student teaching, and training the next generation of rural family doctors. When not at work she enjoys outdoor activities, camping, hiking, tandem bike riding and indoor activities of reading, sewing and spending time with her husband and two teen aged children.

Kevin Rich, MD

Vice President of Medical Affairs

Dr. Rich graduated from the University of California School of Medicine at Los Angeles in 1992. He completed his residency training at the Santa Monica Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program in 1995; where he was Chief Resident 1994-1995. Dr. Rich joined the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in 1995. He has served as president of the Ada County Medical Society as well as President of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Rich currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer of FMRI.  He is the faculty champion for FMRI’s Patient Centered Medical Home transformation. He also serves as Chair of the Practice Transformation Committee of the Idaho Medical Home Collaborative. His curricular interests are quality improvement, prevention, and outpatient procedures.

Penny Beach, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Beach grew up in Ohio and Maryland before moving to New England, where she attended Williams College and worked for 7 years as a newspaper reporter. She then attended Dartmouth Medical School and did her family medicine residency at FMRI, graduating in 2001. She spent over 8 years working with mostly uninsured patients and Spanish-speaking migrant farm workers in Nampa, Idaho before joining FMRI in 2010. She is married with 2 children. In her spare time she loves backpacking, playing the piano, nordic skiing, watching Boston Red Sox games, and her newest sport – curling.

Suzanne Allen, MD

Vice Dean, Academic, Rural & Regional Affairs, UW SOM

As the Vice Dean for Academic, Rural and Regional Affairs at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM), Suzanne Allen works broadly across academic affairs and regional affairs to enhance the excellence of medical education for the UWSOM and the five-state WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region. Dr. Allen grew up in Washington, attended the University of Washington as an undergraduate, and George Washington University for her medical education, before completing her Family Medicine Residency at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews AFB. Following four years of active duty practicing at Ellsworth AFB and Andrews AFB, Dr. Allen joined the FMRI faculty. She enjoys reading, hiking, biking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Marvin Alviso, MD

Family Medicine, HIV & Viral Hepatitis

Dr. Marvin Alviso was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. He completed his BS in Biology from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila Philippines. He then continued on to complete his medical degree at the same University. He moved to Saginaw, Michigan in 2008 for his residency in Family Medicine at Synergy Medical Education Alliance and concentrated on HIV care for most of his electives. Marvin became a board certified Family Physician in 2010. Marvin then relocated to Boise, ID to complete a 4th year post graduate fellowship from Family Medicine Residency of Idaho for HIV for Primary Care. He received AAHIVM certification in 2011 and continues to carry this certification. He is currently doing HIV Primary care, family practice, and Refugee Health Screening. Marvin is also passionate about providing primary care for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender population.

Justin Bailey, MD

Family Medicine, Procedural Institute Director

Dr Bailey is a graduate of The Medical College of Wisconsin in 2003, and the Eglin Air Force Base Family Medicine Residency (Ft Walton Beach, Florida). Three years and 4 hurricanes later he moved to California to join the teaching staff at the David Grant Family Medicine Residency. He completed a faculty development fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill in 2008. Additionally he deployed to Iraq and Haiti. Interests along the way have included any and all procedures (currently the endoscopy director for FMRI), research into the health benefits of marriage and social relationships, and evidence based family medicine. Outside of work Dr. Bailey spends all his time modifying Nerf Guns, understanding the intricacies of a properly planned tea party, and constantly justifying the need for more novelty ice cream treats with his rock star wife, Holly, and 5 amazing kids.

Mary Barinaga, MD

Assistant Dean, University of Washington

Dr. Barinaga grew up in a sheep ranching family in Cambridge, Idaho and is a graduate of The College of Idaho and the University of Washington School of Medicine. After completing residency at FMRI in 1998, she spent the next 12 years practicing rural family medicine on the Coeur d’ Alene Indian Reservation in Plummer. In 2010, she returned to Boise as faculty for FMRI and also works as Assistant Dean for Regional Affairs for the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Barinaga is active in organized medicine and is passionate about teaching. When she is not working, you can find Dr. Barinaga with her husband Doug playing in the mountains or rafting Idaho’s whitewater.

Allison Bastian, MD

Family Medicine

Ali Bastian grew up just north of Dallas. She attended Westminster College in SLC, majoring in philosophy. Next, she headed to St. John’s College in Annapolis, getting her Masters in Liberal Arts (more philosophy and ancient greek). Then she met up with her twin brother at Georgetown University in DC to do a post-bacc. While there, she crashed a med school Halloween party and met her future husband Zach. (Alvin the Chipmunk meets inflatable sumo wrestler from Boise). They moved to North Dakota; he did a general surgery residency there, and she went to medical school. Magical little Sylvie came along just before the 4th year of medical school. They love living in Boise where they have at least 40 amazing relatives. Ali loves to spend time with Zach and Sylvie; they take walks, and mostly just laugh a lot.