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ANTHC has openings for nine AmeriCorps VISTA members. The positions will start on June 11 and will serve a one-year placement at ANTHC implementing exciting capacity building projects including: Opioid and prescription drug addiction prevention and harm reduction Chronic liver disease management system improvements Research improvements and medical provider cultural competency training Rural contamination support development Increased sustainable access to water and sanitation Assessment of infrastructure deficiencies Career youth development in rural communities Reducing rural sanitation energy costs Final sections ...


During the Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) annual convention, ANTHC Environmental Health and Engineering staff set up a display Portable Alternative Sanitation System (PASS) unit to demonstrate how the technology works for Tribal attendees. ANTHC worked with TCC’s Office of Environmental Health (OEH) and Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) to set up the PASS display at the event March 12-13 in Fairbanks. Over the course of two days, Kaitlin Mattos, a graduate student researcher at the University of Colorado partnered ...


Recently, Alaska Pacific University announced the launch of five innovative undergraduate and graduate programs designed to meet the pressing workforce development needs of the state and strengthen Alaska Native communities. Building on the strategic partnership with ANTHC, APU has developed new programs in nursing, community health, and rural management and redesigned programs in counseling psychology. Each of these academic programs supports career advancement in high-demand fields. They are grounded in cultural competence, place-based and experiential learning, and innovative, indigenous models ...


Behavioral and mental wellness are important, yet often underserved, parts of individual and community health in rural Alaska. In order to better serve our Alaska Native people throughout the state, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has partnered with Iļisaġvik College to develop an academic program to grow a community-based behavioral health workforce. The training curriculum was designed by ANTHC Behavioral Health Aide Program and is specifically tailored for Behavioral Health Aides (BHA) who are serving our people in rural communities. ...


ANTHC is committed to strengthening our Alaska Native and American Indian workforce and developing future Alaska Tribal Health System leaders by sharing information on the various job opportunities that support Tribal health. ANTHC Engineering staff, Sean Driskill, Engineering Project Manager, and Kevin Tuning, CAD Manager, recently presented a unique aspect of their work for the students at the Hydaburg Middle and High School. They met with more than 25 students, teachers and parents who were there to learn more about ...


Do you manage projects in your organization, but are not a project manager? The ANTHC Alaska Native EpiCenter is hosting a two-day workshop aimed at introducing project management concepts and providing attendees with techniques to effectively manage and participate in small projects. The workshop will be held in Anchorage on Feb. 6-7, 2018. Participants will learn to apply basics of project management to their work and create action plans for on-the-job application. The workshop is sponsored by the Alaska Native ...

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