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Leadership

Jason Gleason, NP, MSN, NP-C, USAF Lieutenant Colonel (RET)

Nurse Practitioner, Veterans Health Administration; Retired U.S. Air National Guard Lieutenant Colonel

Jason Gleason has been a registered nurse since 2004 and a nurse practitioner since graduating with honors from Gonzaga University in 2001. He is currently in the final stretch of completing his doctoral studies at Montana State University with graduation in May 2022. Gleason has an expansive leadership and service portfolio which includes 20 years of service in the USAF/Air National Guard before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2015. He has demonstrated expertise in the fields of occupational health, family practice, emergency medicine, primary care, diabetes and stroke care and is a lauded public speaker and consultant. He currently provides primary care services for our National Heroes at the Veterans Health Administration. He is also a faculty member at Fitzgerald Health Education Associates which is the premiere provider of NP board review and continuing education in the country. Gleason serves on multiple local, state and national councils and boards including the Montana DPHHS State Stroke Council; The Montana VA APRN Council; the Montana Make-A-Wish Foundation; the National VA APRN Council; the National VA APRN News Journal Editorial Staff; the National VA APRN Council Quality Standards Workgroup and Primary Care Workgroup.  Gleason has been recognized from the floor of the United States Senate for his work with stroke and Veterans. Out of all the roles he has had in his lifetime the most profound is being a dad to his three amazing sons.