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DAY 6: Doctor testifies in murder trial

...witness stand. Joven interviewed David Paul while he and Jaki Orr were at Harborview. On Tuesday, the mother's Juneau physician Dr. Valentine is expected to testify, as is Dr. Richard Harruff, the chief medical examiner for King County, Wash...
Day 7: In murder trial, Juneau physician testifies baby was in "good health" before she died

The Juneau family physician for a 4-month-old baby whose August 2010 death was ruled a homicide testified Monday the infant was in good overall health the week before she was observed seizing and eventually died at a Seattle hospital.
Juneau's John Bursell completes 2013 Ironman World Championships in Hawaii

Juneau physician John Bursell completed the 2013 Ironman World Championships at Kailua Pier in Kona, Hawaii on Saturday in a time of 10 hours...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...letters to all school children lacking the newly required immunizations for school entry next fall. Thanks to several Juneau physicians who also gave their time: Dr. Amy Dressel, Dr. Todd Huttenlocker, Dr. Sharon Fisher and Dr. Bob Urata. Finally...
Three JDHS runners to compete in California

...Country Championships on Dec. 1 at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif. The trio is currently training with Juneau physician and accomplished athlete John Bursell. In October, Bursell competed in the Ironman World Championships triatholon...
A physician stands against fluoride

...I urge you all to read the National Academies Review 2006 on fluoridated water. I believe that a large number of Juneau physicians who have endorsed fluoridated water would reconsider their position if they were fully aware of the systemic consequences...
Vote yes on fluoride is misleading and inaccurate to apply this report to this important issue of public health. Please join many Juneau physicians, nurses, pediatricians, and dentists and vote yes on Ballot Measure 2. Bob Urata, doctor Juneau
Senators push universal health care plan

...young legislator. That effort failed. "Maybe we were ahead of our time, by a couple of decades," he said. Juneau physician Lindy Jones said he was not yet familiar with the bill, but said it sounds like it could address some of the problems...
Juneau physician recalls astronaut as a friend who truly enjoyed life

Dr. Laurel Clark, one of seven astronauts to die in the space shuttle Columbia on Saturday, embraced life and heard the music in ordinary things, says Dr. Deb Lessmeier of Juneau, a close friend. The other astronauts called her Floral Laurel, Lessmeier said.
Cardiologist closes Juneau practice

...hired. Akiyama's son and business manager, Alan Akiyama, said his father brought on Joseph Riederer, a longtime Juneau physician, part time in April of 2001. Dr. Akiyama has continued to practice full time, and in October of 2001 he brought...


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