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ANTHC is committed to strengthening our Alaska Native and American Indian workforce and developing future Alaska Tribal Health System leaders. Last summer, Karolyn Ceron from Kodiak worked as a First Alaskans Institute Intern in ANTHC’s Wellness and Prevention department and Alaska Native Epidemiology Center (EpiCenter). During her internship, she helped support both departments in a number of ways including preparing for the Alaskan Plants as Food & Medicine Symposium and conducting a literature review about behavioral economics and incentivizing patient ...


To help achieve the vision that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world, the Alaska Tribal Health System must also be healthy and progressive. The Consortium’s Board of Directors established a fund to offer 10 educational scholarships for $5,000 each to qualified Alaska Native and American Indian students who are interested in health care careers. ANTHC will accept applications until May 26, 2017 for the 2017-18 academic year. This scholarship may be used for tuition, books and ...


The ANTHC HIV/STD Prevention program is partnering with the University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to host the “Prevent, Treat, Educate Conference: Working Together to Reduce HIV, STDs, Viral Hepatitis and TB in Alaska” in Anchorage, May 8-10. Registration is now open at www.pte-conference.eventbrite.com. The conference invites public health professionals and health care providers to learn how to best reach, treat and educate those at greatest risk for HIV and STDs, ...


Alaska health care providers looking for local continuing education options are now able to participate in the education options offered by the Alaska Federal Health Care Partnership (AFHCP). Featuring guest speakers from across Alaska and the U.S., the AFHCP quarterly offerings are a convenient way for all physicians and health care providers to gain valuable and timely knowledge to improve patient care throughout our state. ANTHC is a member of the Alaska Federal Health Care Partnership network, which means all ...


The ANMC Auxiliary is now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors graduating in 2017. The scholarship application is available in the ANMC Craft Shop, Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or you may request an application by calling the ANMC Volunteer Services Office at (907) 729-1120. Students may also have access to the applications through their school’s guidance counselor offices. Completed scholarship applications are due April 7. Since its inception in 1984, 318 Alaska Native high ...


ANTHC staff with the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center participated in and provided technical assistance at a multi-day gathering Jan. 17-19 in Bethel. This event was sponsored by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative project, Calricaraq. This homegrown program funded by the Indian Health Service aims to stimulate discussion and reflection on trauma, specifically substance abuse, suicide and violence. It draws on the wisdom of Elders, Yup’ik values, and stories of overcoming trauma from staff, Elders and other ...

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