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Martha Jacobs Benzel

...Community Council for several years and as a delegate to the T & H General Assembly; was a member of the original Alaska Native Health Board, for the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. She was a founder for three Alaska Native Sisterhood Camps...
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...Medicaid Services has approved these types of waivers in other states, she said.The president and CEO of the Alaska Native Health Board, in written testimony submitted last month when the bill was before another committee, said tribes are ready...
State | AK legislature
Benzel ready for Saturday Fools Run

...ANS, a pas president of several ANS camps and has started a number of ANS camps. Benzel was on the original Alaska native health board when she lived in Anchorage.Benzel has Parkinson's disease and uses a walker on the course and is accompanied...
Native health leaders stress Medicaid issues

Alaska Native community leaders from around the state converged on the capital city this week for the Alaska Native Health Board's "Mega Meeting," and one issue stood out among the rest: Medicaid.More specifically, delayed Medicaid...
State | AK legislature
Johnson wants politics out of expanding Medicaid

...for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.Susan Johnson, who is in Juneau for an Alaska Native Health Board meeting, said October and November - the first two months of the marketplace rollout - "were not our brightest...
Juneauites among SEARHC staff honored with NIHB awards

...medical director of the Ethel Lund Medical Center.Alaska Native Health Board Chairman Lincoln Bean Sr. of Kake, who is also...accessible only by plane or boat.According to the Alaska Native Health Board, the vital role the SEARHC Traveling Clinic...
Legislature may return home empty-handed

...the A list, then we're not going to get the B list." Kattaryna Stiles, tobacco policy coordinator for the Alaska Native Health Board, called the decision an extraordinary letdown for the state and that the tax hike would have cut teen smoking...
Three candidates file for 2 seats on the School Board

...said he has considered running for School Board for a number of years. Ford is an attorney for the nonprofit Alaska Native Health Board. He worked as an education attorney for the Alaska Legislature for 20 years, where he wrote a number of education...
Frito pie is part of a bigger picture

...children and can contribute to the rising level of teenage obesity. Some school districts have banned soda. The Alaska Native Health Board's "Stop the Pop" campaign encourages students and elders in the Alaska Native community to limit their consumption...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Access to the room will be limited to just a few workers, she said. Joe Cantil, AIDS project manager for the Alaska Native Health Board, said he's not worried about information leaks because the state has a good track record for maintaining confidentiality...


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