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New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...communities. Residents in those areas must fly to Nome or Anchorage for serious ailments that can't be handled by the physician assistants and health aides in the villages. Air travel is not always possible, with bad weather on the often fog-shrouded...
'Can't Skate Can't Play' heats up Juneau ice

...parents thought I would drop out of college."Instead, four degrees later (biology, chemistry, education and physicians assistant), Muir has made mom and dad proud and continued her business success.This past week Muir, now 43, brought...
Barrett, Shalek wed

...the University of Arizona Banner Medical Center as a gastroenterology fellow.The groom graduated from Green Fields in Tucson, Arizona, in 2001. He is currently a flight paramedic and is working toward his physician assistant degree.
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

...have to bring people into institutions. This is not just a Rhode Island issue."And David Deary, a Providence physician assistant, didn't have to choose between going to work or caring for his 3-year-old son, Caleb, who was born with...
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Hiker among 4 Americans dead on Mount Everest

...Marisa Eve Girawong also died in the avalanche. The 28-year-old from Edison, New Jersey, was working as a physician assistant with a climbing team.All the U.S. citizens were killed at the Mount Everest base camp, State Department spokesman...
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Delays at Alaska VA clinics are shorter than US average

...students could be put into rotations that would have a focus on the VA.Joe said the VA in Alaska works with the physician assistant program out of the University of Washington and is working on a partnership with the University of Alaska Anchorage...
Anatomy of excellence: Instructor wins award

...students said. "It's such a fascinating story once you get into it," said Slater, who plans to become a physician assistant. By about the sixth week, Porter was working on a cadaver, fascinated by the brain. "The biggest thing about...
Alaska Digest

...appointed him to the eight-member Alaska State Medical Board, which licenses and regulates the Alaska doctors, physician assistants and paramedics, said Leslie Gallant, the board's executive administrator. Sarah Troxel said Friday her husband...
Sports in Juneau

...registration: Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation, 586-5226. Free sports physicals -- Karl Bausler, a physician assistant with SEARHC, will provide free sports physicals for high school athletes from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays...
Thirty bills signed into law degree program. House Bill 115, sponsored by Rep. Mary Kapsner, a Bethel Democrat. The bill lets a physician assistant or advanced nurse practitioner sign a certificate in support of involuntarily committing a person to treatment...


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