News Releases

SCF President/CEO Recognized Nationally for Vision and Innovation
Both organizations dedicated to improving health outcomes through innovation

Southcentral Foundation Reaches Historic Settlement with U.S. Indian Health Service
Southcentral Foundation nounces a historic settlement with the U.S. Indian Health Service

Partnership with Chickaloon Village Traditional Council Key in Securing Community Health Center Funding
Southcentral Foundaiton and Chickaloon Village Traditional Council secure stable funding for C’eyiits’ Hwnax Life House Community Health center in Sutton.

Nuka Resolution passed by Alaska Federation of Natives
A Resolution in Support of Southcentral Foundation’s Nuka System of Care was discussed and passed by delegates at the nation’s largest representative annual gathering of indigenous peoples.

SCF Board Member and President/CEO receive National Indian Health Board Awards
Southcentral Foundation Board Member Dr. Terry Simpson and SCF President/CEO Dr. Katherine Gottlieb have been recognized by the National Indian Health Board for their impact on improving health care.

Southcentral Foundation Director of Tribal Relations & Traditional Healing receives historic honor in Hawai’i
Southcentral Foundation Director of Tribal Relations and Traditional Healing Dr. Ted Mala was inducted into the Moko O Kapuaiwa Chapter of the Royal Order of Kamehameha I as an Honorary Ali’i (chief).

Avon Breast Health Outreach Program Awards Grant for Breast Cancer Awareness Program to Southcentral Foundation
For the 13th year, Southcentral Foundation has received a one-year, $55,000, grant from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program.

SCF board member receives National Indian Health Board Award
Charles Anderson recognized for dedication to improving health care

Southcentral Foundation first Native organization to receive nation’s highest Presidential honor for business innovation & performance
Southcentral Foundation is one of four 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients being recognized April 16-18, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

Alaska Native Medical Center receives Project Excellence Award

Electronic Health Record system implementation nationally recognized

Southcentral Foundation recognized by top U.S. officials with 2011 Baldrige National Quality Award
Alaska Native–owned health care earns highest presidential honor for performance excellence

Media Contacts

Southcentral Foundation Media Contact

Sharon Leighow
Media Relations
Southcentral Foundation

(907) 729-6663

(907) 202-0157


Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Media Contact

Shirley Young
4500 Diplomacy Drive,
Anchorage, AK 99508

(907) 729-5653

(907) 268-1014