SEATTLE - A burn surgeon accused of giving questionable testimony on legislation related to flame retardants has surrendered his Washington state medical license. Dr.
E. Sophie Spencer and Muhammad "Mo" Arif Ashraf wed on May 25, 2013 at The Outing Lodge at Pine Point in Stillwater, Minn., with a reception following. The bride is the daughter of Larry Spencer and Carola Thompson of Juneau.
The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is pleased to welcome Dr. Elliot Bruhl as the new Medical Director at SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka. His tenure began on September 30. Dr. Bruhl initially worked at Mt.
Airlift Northwest is adding a turboprop aircraft to its Juneau-based fleet Wednesday.
KETCHIKAN - After 34 years of working at Ketchikan's Gateway Center for Human Services, including 10 years as medical director, Wandal William Winn is calling it a day.
Cassie Iutzi is the 2011 recipient of the American Medical Association Foundation's Arthur N. Wilson, MD Scholarship, the foundation announced Wednesday. Iutzi, a graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School and the University of Alaska Anchorage, is currently a third-year medical student at the University of Washington School of Medicine and is also pursuing a master's degree at UW. She has volunteered as a medical interpreter at a clinic in Nicaraugua since 2004. The $5,000 scholarship is given each year to a medical student from Southeast Alaska.
The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium recently named Dr. Janice Sheufelt clinic administrator for the SEARHC Ethel Lund Medical Center in Juneau. Sheufelt also retains her current title as medical director.
Members of the community ranging from educators and attorneys to health and social service providers crowded into Centennial Hall on Thursday for the start of a three-day conference about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder.
JUNEAU - In celebration of April as Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Charles Cowan, a neuro-developmental and behavioral pediatrician and medical director of the Autism Clinic at Seattle Children's Hospital, will present on what is new in the world of autism from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Treadwell Room of the Baranof Hotel, 127 North Franklin St. Admission is free.
Army Pvt. Malcom-Jefrey C. Barril, a 2008 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.
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