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My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...Representatives are women who hold many key positions in the Capitol.I am proud to work with Sen. Cathy Giessel, a nurse practitioner who championed a statewide vaccine program through the legislature this year which was recently signed into law...
VA clinic in Wasilla without doctors

...without doctors after the three physicians working under contract over the summer decided not to renew their deals.A nurse practitioner, who transferred from Anchorage last week, is now carrying the 1,000-patient caseload.The Mat-Su Veterans...
Killer's bargain angers mother of victim

...was sentenced to life in prison in February 2010 in the 2007 death of Mindy Schloss, a neighbor who worked as a nurse practitioner. At the time, he also confessed to killing Della Brown in a shed in Anchorage in 2000. A jury acquitted him of...
Community clinic continues service

...accepting community members ... on a fee-for-service basis and Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield," Nurse Practitioner Janna Brewster said. "The grants don't cover everything so we have to have a revenue flow."Front Street Community...
Juneau Community Foundation grant supports JUMPP program

...Health Nursing; and Partnerships for Families & Children. The core working group includes three pediatricians, a nurse practitioner, a psychologist, a public health nurse, non-profit and state-agency social workers, medical office staff...
Convicted killer says he has 3 more victims

...Wade was sentenced to life in prison in February 2010 in the 2007 death of Schloss, a neighbor who worked as a nurse practitioner."I deserve much worse," he tearfully said at his state court sentencing.In a signed plea agreement for the...
Fresh start for Front Street Clinic board members bring in resources."Represented on the board along with Lovishchuk are: Front Street Clinic nurse practitioner Janna Brewster, behavioral health clinician Mary Fitzgerald and dentist Ed Linsell; Jeannette Lacey Dunn of Bartlett...
School physicals law could affect districts

...Edtl.Board policy requires all new students to get a physical from a doctor, physician's assistant or advanced nurse practitioner. If exams are not submitted by a certain point, the school nurse will do the screening. The policy calls for...
Empire Editorial: Hey Juneau, get your daily dose of 'D'

...blues a losing battle. Don't get down in the dumps. Instead, take that vitamin D. Jane Roodenburg, a family nurse practitioner with Wellspring, said most Juneauites "pretty much have seasonal affective disorder, to small degree, all the...
Community doctors, organizations donate to keep Front Street Clinic open for the next six months.However, a long-term solution must be reached, Front Street Clinic manager and nurse practitioner Janna Brewster said. At the end of April, SEARHC will no longer run the clinic, she said. Stakeholders are discussing...


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