The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announces that Dr. Noble E. Anderson has joined the permanent staff at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital. He will be caring for patients at the hospital as well as making regular field trips to see patients in Hoonah.
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Anderson came to SEARHC to work intermittently at the hospital in 2006 and has decided to make Sitka his home. Before coming to Sitka, Anderson worked in Bethel, Kotzebue, Ketchikan, Washington State and California.
"After working at several different sites in Alaska and the West Coast, I am truly happy to call Sitka home," Anderson said. "It is a wonderful community, both personally and professionally."
Anderson earned his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He completed a residency in family medicine at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va., and he is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in premedicine from The Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pa.
In addition to general family medicine, Anderson's special interests include obstetrics and evidence-based medicine. He also enjoys hiking, fishing, photography and mountain climbing.
Julius R. Cumlat Jr. graduated cum laude from Holy Names University in Oakland, Calif., with a bachelor's of art degree in business, with a double major in business management and business communications. He is a 2002 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate. He is the son of Jeanne Cumlat of Juneau.
Matthew P. Montez and Gregory R. Smith, of Juneau, graduated on June 17 from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.
Montez graduated with a Bachelor of Science in accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in business administration. Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Science in environmental science.
Kids borrowing items from the Juneau Public Libraries this summer can enter a contest and be rewarded by local businesses. Each Thursday a drawing will be held from the names of kids who have participated. Prizes will be given each week. This week (June 7) winners are:
Ben Campbell, a gift certificate from the Imagination Station; Alice Tapp, a gift certificate from the Amazing Bookstore; and Sarah Mikesell, two tram passes from Goldbelt.