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Southcentral Foundation Provider Spotlight: Brandi Hennard

You may have seen Brandi Hennard during an appointment, while attending a class, or around the Alaska Native Health Campus.

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Southcentral Foundation Provider Spotlight: Natalee Kline

Born in the village of Mayo in the Yukon region of Canada, Natalee Kline was raised in Mayo, Juneau, and the Hawaiian island of Kauai, before moving to Anchorage in 1989.

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Partnerships in Mat-Su Grow

Connect Mat-Su officially opened on Friday, May 18. The ceremony kicked off with speeches from Mat-Su Health Foundation leaders, community leaders, and partners.

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Native Men’s Wellness Program Sustainability – Fleet Maintenance for SCF Vehicles

In 2014, Southcentral Foundation Native Men’s Wellness Program was established to help Native men in their journey to physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness.

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IHS Recognizes Advanced Care Planning Initiative

Your Care, Your Choices, the advanced care planning initiative created by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Southcentral Foundation, was awarded an Indian Health Services Director’s Award for 2017.

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Dr. Marjorie Mau Receives Elite Honor

Recognizing her extraordinary life’s work in health care and research, Dr. Marjorie Mau has been named a fellow in the Royal College of Physicians. Founded in 1518 by a Royal Charter from King Henry VIII, the Royal College of Physicians of London is the oldest medical college in England.

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Dental Teams Carry on Food Drive in Memory of Co-Worker

Commissioned Corps officer Kim Pitts was a SCF dental hygienist from 2005 until she passed away from a pulmonary embolism in January 2006. During her short time at SCF Dental, Kim became interested in the SCF Elder Program food drive, which collects food donations from employees across the organization and distributes to Elders during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Governor Walker Commends FWWI’s Effort to End Child Abuse and Sexual Assault in March

For far too long, Alaska has ranked the highest in the nation in rates of child abuse and sexual assault. This April, thanks to Southcentral Foundation’s Family Wellness Warriors Initiative, hundreds of Alaskans took part in awareness, education, and action in an effort to end the violence.

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The 8th Annual Nuka System of Care Conference

From June 18 – 22, Southcentral Foundation will host the 8th Annual Nuka System of Care Conference. The conference provides SCF the opportunity to share the successes of our customer-owner driven health care system.

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Jesse Merculief: A Modern Survivor

Jesse Lynn Merculief’s cancer survivor story began at 18 —  with an abnormal pap smear. Jesse contracted HPV. The Center for Disease Control states HPV is so common that, “…nearly all sexually active men and women,” get it in their lifetime; some strains are even asymptomatic. Unfortunately, Jesse was exposed to a cancerous strain and was diagnosed with cervical cancer.