Meet the Staff
Kevin Oberlander, R.Ph.Compounding Pharmacist - OwnerKevin was born and raised in North Dakota, attended North Dakota State University, graduating with a M.S. in 1980. He has been employed by the same pharmacy for the past 35 years at what is now known as Dakota Pharmacy, Dakota PrecisionRx Labs and Dakota Natural Health Center. Dakota Pharmacy is a multidimensional practice that includes prescriptive services, state of the art compounding laboratories, private consultation sessions, wellness screening modules, natural pharmacy department and natural health center that employs two Naturopathic Doctors and a Registered Nurse.
Kevin is a compounding pharmacist with professional memberships that include International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, National Community Pharmacists Association, North Dakota Pharmaceutical Association and Sixth District Pharmaceutical Association. He has served on numerous committees for the NDPhA as well as sitting on the board of directors. Kevin was the past President of the North Dakota Pharmaceutical Association. He is currently serving a second Governor appointed term on The North Dakota Board of Integrative Health Care.
In 1989 Kevin was awarded by Marion Laboratories, The Distinguished Young Pharmacist. Professional Compounding Centers of America named him the Compounding Pharmacist of the month in August 1997. Kevin has also received the Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award from Dupont/Pharma in 1998 and Pharmacy Leadership Award by North Dakota Pharmaceutical Association (NDPhA) which was sponsored by NCPA. In 2004 NDPhA honored Kevin with the Al Doerr Award given to pharmacists in North Dakota that have an outstanding record for community and pharmacy service. The Bowl of Hygeia was presented to Kevin in 2015.
As a member of the Bismarck community he has been involved with several organizations. He and his wife are deeply involved in the Dakota Zoological Society and are members of the Central Dakota Humane Society. Kevin is currently sitting on the board of directors for the Gateway to Science having been elected President. He and his family are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Mandan.
Kevin and his wife Hildy have three children; Nicholas, Quinn and Tyne. Other members of the family include a bird, a boxer and two pugs.Crystal Toman, PharmD, R.PhRetail Pharmacy MgrCrystal is a native of North Dakota. She graduated from the University of Mary in 1999 with a BS in Biology and Chemistry minor. She went on to NDSU where she graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy in 2003. In 2013, the decision was made that she become a junior partner and continue her professional career at Dakota Pharmacy. Crystal is also the Retail Pharmacy Manager and has many responsibilities including Pharmacist's duties in the retail pharmacy as well as tasks in the compounding lab. She is a member of NDPhA.
Crystal resides in Bismarck with her husband, Travis and 3 children: Kaitlyn, Todd, and Morgan.Jane Gere, R.Ph.Third Party Team ManagerJane graduated from NDSU College of Pharmacy in 1983. In 1986, she joined the staff at Dakota Pharmacy. Every day seems to bring on new experiences and challenges that make the job exciting. Jane prides herself on learning the names of her customers and providing the best possible service to each individual.
Jane served as the secretary/treasurer for the 6th District Pharmaceutical Association. She has also served on the canvassing committee for the ND Pharmaceutical Association.
Jane and her husband Greg have two daughters. In her spare time, she is active as the Outreach chairperson at House of Prayer, sings in the choir, and loves to read, cross-stitch, scrapbook, and do other crafts. She leaves the cooking to Greg.Joe Kaiser, PharmD, RPh.Joe worked as an intern at Dakota Pharmacy from 2009 to 2014. He graduated from NDSU, and now works primarily in Dakota PrecisionRx Labs. Joe is currently working towards a Fellowship in Nutrition and Metabolic Medicine.
Enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, kayaking, exercise of any sort, as well as Vikings and Bison football.Ashley Nielsen, PharmD, RPh.Ashley is a North Dakota native from New England, ND. She graduated from Dickinson State University in 2010 with a BS in Biology and Chemistry minor. Later, she graduated in 2014 with a Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Montana. During undergrad and Pharmacy school, Ashley was an intern for 6 years. Ashley managed a Safeway Pharmacy in Colorado Springs before moving back to North Dakota.
Hobbies: Hanging out with family and friends, outdoor enthusiast, exercising, hunting/fishing, cooking, and traveling.Greg Pfister, PharmD, RPh.After graduating from U of MN Moorhead with a BA in psychology and BS in chemistry, Greg attended the U of MN where he received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1991; and completed a residency in psychiatry/neurology in 1992.
Greg is a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist and an Associate Professor at the UND School of Medicine.
Greg has 20 years of experience as an investigator conducting research in drug development. He has served as a consultant on various neuroscience advisory boards; and as a national speaker for a number of pharmaceutical companies.
Greg resides in Bismarck with his wife, Bethany, and two children; Bryn and Andra.Aleisha Frohlich, C. Ph. TechDakota Serenity Nutrition Manager/Director of Marketing/Business DevelopmentAleisha was born and raised in Mandan, ND. She enjoys baking, cooking, reading, being crafty, and spending time with family and friends.Darcy Triplett, C.Ph.T.Lab Director / Compliance OfficerDarcy is originally from Pierre, SD. She is a graduate of the North Dakota State College of Science, Pharmacy Technician Program. Darcy has been employed with Dakota PrecisionRx Labs since 2006.Tina Regstad, C.Ph.TechCustomer Service CoordinatorTina is married with one son, who is 9 years old. She loves hanging out with friends and family, playing card games and camping.Faye Johnson, ND, LAc, LMTFaye Johnson is a North Dakota native, and attended the University of North Dakota earning a Bachelor of Science in pre-health. She went on to attend Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. While there, Faye earned a Doctorate in Natural Medicine, a Master of Acupuncture, and a license in Massage Therapy. She began practicing at Dakota Natural Health Center in 2004. Faye resides in Bismarck with her husband and 2 sons.Beth Allmendinger, ND, LAcDr. Allmendinger is a North Dakota native, growing up in Hazen. She attended NDSU where she studied Dietetics and Pre Medicine. While at NDSU she also worked as a CNA and at PRACS Institute. After her time at NDSU she continued her education at Bastyr University near Seattle, WA. There she received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and her Masters in Acupuncture. After graduation she came back to ND and began practicing at Dakota Natural Health Center.
Professionally, Dr. Allmendinger is a member of the North Dakota Association of Naturopathic Doctors and is currently serving as their President. She is also the AANP liaison and represents NDAND on the House of Delegates. As an American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) member she participates in the State Alliance meetings and the Government Affairs committee. She has a large interest in the political realm of naturopathic medicine at the state and federal level. She generally attends the annual DCFLI event to educate our national legislators in Washington, DC about naturopathic medicine and federal legislation involving naturopathic medicine. At the state level she serves as one of the lobbyists for NDAND.
Dr. Allmendinger has always had a strong interest in International medicine and has traveled extensively to learn about other forms of medicine around the world.Cindy Fischer, RN, CIMI, CFts, CBTCindy was born and raised in Bismarck, ND. She received her RN degree from Bismarck Hospital School of Nursing and has experience in Geriatrics, Public Health, Clinic, and Hospital. Cindy joined Dakota Natural Health Center in 2001, and has been "checking up" on us ever since. Officially, she is our Health Center Manger, and she provides care to our patients in the form of Aromatherapy, Detoxifying Footbaths, Ear Candling, Therapeutic Shoes, Biofeedback, Health Screenings, and Lab work. Cindy also has her Level 3 Certification in Healing Touch and Level 2 in Reiki. She also manages to continue learning new and innovative ways to make Bismarck a healthier place to live - for her family and yours.
Unofficially, she serves as a Guru of the ŗ Gs" - Golfing, Gardening, and Grandchildren. Need help with your golf swing? Ask Cindy. Want to know more about when to plant your perennials? Ask Cindy. Hate pictures and stories of adorable children doing incredibly cute things? Stay away from Cindy.
Cindy and her husband, Don, have two grown children, Rebecca and Brent, but have retired as "Mom and Dad" a few years ago, vastly preferring life as "Grandma and Grandpa". With one set of twin grandchildren and one more grandchild due September 2014, Cindy always manages to stay active. Don and Cindy enjoy travelling and look forward to doing more in the future.Breezy KohlsGeneral FactotumUtahn at birth, North Dakotan since 1987.
Breezy began her General Factotum career with Dakota Pharmacy in 2010.
Beloved cat named Elway.
Among her favorite things: Robert Redford, Denver Broncos (except the 2014 Super Bowl performance), books and the reading thereof, Dakota Zoo, movies, and magic in the kitchen.
Future plans: Lottery win (BIG), charitable bequests to Dakota Zoo, Central Dakota Humane Society, a trip around the world with a few friends, lunch in Provence, dinner in Tuscany.Betty AmanAdministrator AssistantOriginally from Minnesota, Betty started with Dakota Natural Health Center on a stormy winter day, April 15th, 2013. She enjoys working out, shopping, scrap-booking, baking, riding bike, and spending time with family and friends.