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Chief Clinical Consultants are appointed by the Chief Medical Officer of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to serve as advocates for improved patient care across the Indian health care system for a term of three years. Commander (CDR) Molly Rutledge, ANMC Speech and Language Pathologist in the Pediatrics Department, received her Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology (SLP) from the School of Health Professions at the University of Kansas and completed her clinical fellowship year in Ewa, Hawaii. She ...


The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation will host the 14th annual Raven’s Ball this spring. This year the Foundation has transformed the gala into a virtual event we call the Raven’s Resilience Celebration. The celebration will take place online and run for three full days, April 20-22.  The event raises funds in support of Alaska Native people, Tribes and Tribal health organizations in three priority areas – Healthy Patients, Healthy Kids, and Healthy Communities. A highlight of the event is the ...


Starting Monday, April 12, the ANMC COVID-19 testing call center will change its hours to noon to 4 p.m. daily. Patients should only expect to be contacted with positive COVID-19 test results All patients can continue to access their test results via the MyHealth online portal at any time once they register. If you have not received a result, the call center can be reached at (907) 729-2999 during the new hours of noon to 4 p.m. Testing for COVID-19 ...


Approximately 3,300 homes in over 30 communities in rural Alaska lack in-home piped water, leading to low in-home water use. Community facilities, such as washeterias, help bridge gaps in household water access where piped water may not be immediately accessible. Washeterias are core and essential community facilities that play an important role in critical hygiene activities, such as bathing and laundry, for these locations and help increase sufficient water usage to protect health. Ease of water access and increased usage ...


Small changes can make a big impact for you and your family. Choose healthy drinks for a variety of healthy lifestyle benefits.One of the easiest changes to make is to swap out sugar-sweetened beverages for healthier drinks such as water.  By choosing water more often, we can prevent tooth decay, diabetes and obesity.When focusing on health, parents often try to switch out sugary foods but are often unaware of how much added sugar their children (and themselves) are consuming through what we drink. ...


The COVID-19 walk-up testing (located at 4043 Tudor Centre Drive, first floor of the ANTHC Parking Garage) will be reducing its hours of operation effective Monday, March 29. The new hours will be 10 a.m-noon AND 4-6 p.m. The drive-thru COVID-19 testing site (4141 Ambassador Drive) will not be changing its hours and will continue to be open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Pre-registration is still required for both test sites.


The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF) Raven’s Ball has been a celebratory event raising funds for the Alaska Tribal Health System for the last 13 years, however, this year HANF has transformed the 14th annual spring gala fundraiser into an online event called the Raven’s Resilience CelebrationThe celebration will take place online and run for three days, from April 20 through April 22, 2021. The Online Auction will open on Tuesday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). The Luminary Awards, ...


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) awards ten (10) competitive $5,000 scholarships to qualified Alaska Native and Native Americans. This scholarship is open statewide. The scholarship covers tuition, books, fees room and board. ANTHC is a non-profit Tribal organization that provides health care related services to more than 170,000 Alaska Native and Native Americans. ANTHC’s Board of Directors established this scholarship to increase the number of Alaska Native and Native Americans working in health care fields. Eligibility Requirements: Alaska ...


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Board of Directors has named Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson, Interim President, effective Monday, March 15. Ms. Davidson, who currently serves as President of Alaska Pacific University, will take a leave of absence from that role as she leads ANTHC. Garvin Federenko, who was serving as Acting President, will remain Chief Executive Officer. “We sincerely appreciate Garvin’s willingness to step in, ensuring business continuity in the last few weeks,” said Bernice Kaigelak, Board Chair. “We look ...


Alaska’s Vaccine Task Force, co-led by Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), continues to work closely with federal, state, Tribal and local partners to offer vaccine to all Alaskans as efficiently as possible. With the increased supply from manufacturers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent emergency use authorization of a third vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson, more vaccine with increased flexibility is now available to protect Alaskans. ...