MOMS Providers

Clayton Tersh McCracken III, MD, FACOG
Clayton “Tersh” McCracken III, MD, FACOG
MOMS Medical Director

Dr. McCracken attended medical school at the University of Washington in Seattle. He joined Billings Clinic in 1992 after completing his internship and residency at the University of Cincinnati. He has served as the Medical Director of the Billings Clinic Family Birth Center and is active with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as the Montana Medical Association. Dr. McCracken’s areas of interest include high risk obstetrics.


Michael C. Gordon, MD
Michael C. Gordon, MD
Maternal Fetal Medicine

Dr. Michael C. Gordon, MD completed his undergraduate education at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He then attended medical school at the University of Southern California Medical Center/Keck Hospital in Los Angeles, California before completing his residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center at Lackland AFB, Texas. Dr. Gordon went on to complete his Maternal and Fetal Medicine Fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Gordon has been board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1992 and Maternal and Fetal Medicine since 1997. He joined Billings Clinic in 2017 and will begin work as a consultant with the MOMS program in 2020.


James C. Hinshaw
James C. Hinshaw, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology

James C. Hinshaw, MD attended his undergraduate education at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas before attending medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Hinshaw completed his residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine- Wichita/Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. He’s been a board-certified OB/GYN since 1990 and joined Billings Clinic Miles City in 2019.


Diane D. Goedde, NP
Diane D. Goedde, NP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Diane D. Goedde, MSN, APRN attended her undergraduate education at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming and Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. She went on to attend graduate programming at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Ms. Goedde has been with Billings Clinic since 1992 and currently serves as a psychiatric nurse practitioner at the Billings Clinic Psychiatric Center. She started an obstetrics integrated-behavioral health clinic in 2007 and continues to serve as the primary psychiatric provider for this venture. Ms. Goedde recently published Depression Outcomes From a Fully Integrated Obstetric Mental Health Clinic: A 10-Year Examination, which is available for rent/purchase through the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.


Dax Rice, PharmD, BCPS-Neonatology
Dax Rice, PharmD, BCPS-Neonatology
Inpatient Pharmacist

Dax Rice, PharmD, BCPS- Neonatology completed his undergraduate education at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT. He then attended the University of Wyoming- School of Pharmacy where he became a Doctor of Pharmacy in 2009. Mr. Rice completed his pharmacy residency at Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has been a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist since 2012. Mr. Rice serves as the Inpatient Neonatology/Pediatrics/Labor & Delivery Clinical Pharmacist at Billings Clinic. His practice interests include: neonatal and pediatric nutrition; pharmacy practice research; development of pharmacy services; and information systems and their application to neonatal, pediatric, and maternal units.


M. Bardett Fausett, MD
M. Bardett Fausett, MD
Maternal Fetal Medicine

M. Bardett Fausett, MD completed his fellowship at the University of Utah Health Services Center-Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr. Fausett works as a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist at Community Medical Center in Missoula, Montana.  


Jude McTaggart
Judith “Jude” McTaggart, MSN, ARNP, CNM
Certified Nurse Midwife

Judith “Jude” McTaggart completed her undergraduate education at the University of Alabama College of Nursing where she earned her BSN. She went on the complete her MSN at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing where she specialized in Primary-Care Midwifery. Ms. McTaggart has a subspecialty in high-risk obstetrics and currently works as a Certified Nurse Midwife at Northeast Montana Health Services in Wolf Point, Montana. She is an avid presenter on women’s healthcare topics and an advocate for the women and children she serves on the Fort Peck Reservation.