Alaska Press Releases

Study of new heart-attack medication to begin in Anchorage
Anchorage Fire Department, Providence Alaska Medical Center and Alaska Cardiovascular Research Foundation to collaborate on study of a new medication for treating patients experiencing a heart attack.
'KIKKAN' — A film chronicling the life of an Olympic champion, cancer survivor, and active mom
KIKKAN, presented by Fischer Skis US, LL Bean, and Providence Alaska, chronicles the life of five-time Olympian Kikkan Randall from childhood through her U.S. Ski Team career and her return to Alaska.
Caring for the vulnerable with no strings attached
Providence Alaska provided $17,500 to help support the Kodiak Community Health Center’s MAT program, which since 2019 has been offering medical intervention for those struggling with drug addiction.
Providence Alaska recognized for exemplary environmental stewardship
Practice Greenhealth has recognized Providence Alaska Medical Center and Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for exemplary environmental stewardship.
Mammography now available in Seward
The Imaging Department at Providence Seward Medical Center now offers mammography services.
Seward Homeless Connection helps build a stable community
The Seward Homeless Connection helps people with rent and utility assistance in lean times and provides vouchers for showers, supplies and equipment needed to work.
Cynthia Libby named president and chief philanthropy officer of Providence Alaska Foundation
Providence Alaska announced today that Cynthia Libby, MBA, CFRE, has been named president and chief philanthropy officer of Providence Alaska Foundation effective Oct. 4.
Providence Alaska Medical Center earns second Magnet designation for nursing excellence
Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) has achieved designation as a Magnet hospital for the second time, a reflection of consistent nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.
Providence Alaska Children’s Hospital marks 25 years of providing care to Alaska’s kids
Providence Alaska Children’s Hospital will soon mark 25 years of service to Alaska’s kids and their families as the only hospital in the state built specifically for the treatment of children.
Providence Cancer Center hosts paintings by Jim Coe
The Providence Cancer Center will host an art show from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 16, featuring paintings by local artist Jim Coe to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.
Providence Alaska Foundation President Suzanne Carte-Cocroft to depart Providence Alaska
Suzanne Carte-Cocroft, CFRE, president of Providence Alaska Foundation and chief philanthropy officer, has accepted a role outside of Providence that provides new opportunities to serve.
Delivery program helps Kodiak seniors stay healthy and connected
Recognizing the need to help the center do its job, Providence Alaska contributed nearly $28,000 last year so that the Kodiak center could enhance its meal delivery program.