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The 10th Annual ANMC Health Fair will be held at the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Conference at the Dena’ina Convention Center in Anchorage. ANTHC partnered with Southcentral Foundation (SCF) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to host this year’s health fair on Oct. 18 and 19. Exhibitors at the ANMC Health Fair offer a variety of health information and services for AFN attendees. Free flu vaccines will be offered to adult health fair attendees during the two ...


Help keep your communities and families safe by turning in unused medication during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28. The Alaska Native Health Campus will be one of many locations in Anchorage where you can turn in unused or expired medications for safe disposal. The event is from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the Alaska Native Health Campus, in the parking lot across the street from the Inuit building, 4141 Ambassador ...


Less than 1 percent of Alaska Native and American Indian people are represented in the bone marrow donor registry, the largest and most diverse stem cell registry in the world. For patients diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases, a bone marrow or umbilical cord stem cell transplant may be their best or only hope for a cure. However, 70 percent of patients who need a stem cell transplant do not have a matched donor in their family. A ...


Routine breast cancer screening is one of the most powerful tools health care providers have to protect our people from death from the disease. Timely access to care for breast cancer treatment is another indicator that lowers the risk of death, with a nationally recommended standard of treatment starting within 60 days following a cancer diagnosis. Knowing this, researchers from ANTHC’s Cancer Program conducted a study to look into the average time it takes Alaska Native women with breast cancer ...


Our growth at ANMC is not only focused on improving access to care for our people, but also seeks to improve the quality and experience of the care we provide. Our latest projects to expand the ANMC Internal Medicine, Podiatry and Pulmonary Clinics will help achieve these goals through the addition of 20,000 square feet of new clinic space. The third floor of the Healthy Communities Building (HCB) on the west side of the Alaska Native Health Campus was remodeled ...

ANMC Palliative Care Team wins 2016 Heroes of Healthcare Organizational award

ANMC Palliative Care Team wins 2016 Heroes of Healthcare Organizational award
April 22, 2016

ANMC’s Palliative Care Team was recognized as the winner of the Organizational Award at the 2016 The Heroes of Healthcare Awards held at Anchorage Marriott Downtown on April 16. The Organizational Award recognizes an Anchorage entity which actively promotes a healthy community and provides support through gifts of time, talent or treasure. The ANMC Palliative Care team is comprised of Dr. Chris Piromalli, DO, MPH (Palliative Care Medical Director); Rona Johnson, RN, BSN, OCN (Palliative Care Nurse); and Karen Hollar, ...

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