Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Affiliate Faculty

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  • Kathy Anderson, PhD, MPH (CV)
    Adjunct Professor, Alaska Pacific University
    Adjunct Instructor I, University of South Florida
    907-529-2000 Cell

  • Linda Chamberlain, PhD, MPH (CV)
    Project Director 
    Alaska Family Violence Prevention Project (AFVPP) 
    907-269-3454 Office
    907-269-2041 Fax
  • Andrea Fenaughty, PhD (CV)
    Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
    Division of Public Health
    AK Department of Health & Social Services
    907-269-8025 Office
  • Tom Hennessy, MD, MPH (CV)
    Infectious Disease Epidemiologist
    Medical Director, Arctic Investigations Program
  • Melissa Kemberling, PhD, MPH (CV)
    Director of Program Planning and Evaluation
    Mat-Su Health Foundation
  • Jennifer Lincoln, PhD, CSP (CV)
    Director, Alaska Pacific Office
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
    907-271-2383 Office
  • Joe McLaughlin, MD, MPH, TM (CV)
    Affiliate Assistant Professor of Public Health
    State Epidemiologist
    Alaska Division of Public Health 
    907-269-8000 Office
  • Alan Parkinson, PhD (CV)
    Affiliate Professor of Public Health
    Associate Director
    CDC - Arctic Investigations Program
  • Kerry Pride, DVM, MPH, DACVPM (CV)
    LCDR, U.S. Public Health Service
    Silver Star, MT
  • Troy Ritter, REHS, MPH, DAAS (CV)
    Applied Sciences Manager
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

  • Barbara Stillwater, PhD, RN (CV)
    Alaska Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
    Alaska Division of Public Health, Section of Epidemiology
    907-269-8035 Office
    907-269-5446 Fax
  • Tenaya M. Sunbury, PhD (CV)
    Research Specialist
    Texas Health and Human Services Commission
    512-424-6848 Office
    512-424-6840 Fax
  • Timothy Thomas, MD (CV)
    Clinical and Research Services Department
    Division of Community Health Services
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Barry Weiss, MD, FAAFP  (CV)
    Affiliate Professor of Public Health

Professor Emeritus

  • Bernie Segal, PhD (CV)
    Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences
  • Larry Weiss, PhD, MS (CV)
    Professor of Health Sciences 
    Professor Emeritus at UAA & Founding Director of the Alaska Center for Public Policy
    907-240-4141 Office