THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS
The 36 annual ALPHA Health Summit is made possible through the generosity of our sponsors. Learn more about them below. Thank you!
The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault’s (CDVSA) mission is to provide safety for Alaskans victimized or impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and underserved victims of other violent crimes. We are responsible for making sure Alaska has a system of statewide crisis intervention services (such as local shelter programs), perpetrator accountability programs (such as our approved battering intervention programs) and prevention services. Our vision is Alaska, freed from domestic and sexual violence.
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium provides the highest quality health services for Alaska Native people at the Alaska Native Medical Center and across Alaska through training, health education, disease and injury prevention, and rural water and sewer construction.
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Information Insights, Inc. offers policy research and management consulting in Alaska. The company maintains a core focus on public health and public policy, with additional areas of expertise in public process facilitation, community and rural development, business administration, and nonprofit management.
In addition to research and facilitation services, Information Insights has developed in-house expertise in conference and event planning, communication and media planning, program evaluation, and website development. We provide administrative support for several statewide organizations.
Our approach matches information with creativity and vision to develop the best solutions for our clients. We work on projects throughout the state from our office in Fairbanks. Our clients include local, state and tribal governments, school districts and universities, nonprofit organizations, and large corporations and small businesses.
It is the duty of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority to provide leadership in the advocacy, planning, implementing and funding of services and programs for Trust beneficiaries. The Trust Land Office is contracted exclusively by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority to manage its approximately one million acres of land and other non-cash assets to generate revenue to better serve our beneficiaries.
Beneficiaries of the Trust include Alaskans with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chronic alcohol or drug addiction, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia and traumatic brain injuries.
The Trust also works in prevention and early intervention services for individuals at risk of becoming beneficiaries. The Trust considers prevention of these conditions, where possible, to be part of its mandate.
The Trust designates a majority of its annual budget for grants to beneficiaries, nonprofits, service providers, tribal entities, governmental agencies and other groups that prioritize goals and initiatives consistent with the Trust’s mission. These grants are provided across the state for community-based projects, statewide efforts and through mini grants.
SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.
The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association represent more than 65 hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare organizations who employ over 10,000 Alaskans. Our membership spans geographically from PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center to Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital in Utqiagvik. Our diverse association unites every small rural hospital and large hospital system in the state around common goals.
For over 60 years, ASHNHA members have worked to improve health care in Alaska. As the state faces unprecedented fiscal challenges, we will continue to work with policymakers to better manage healthcare costs while maintaining a sustainable and robust healthcare system. We are committed to improving access, care, and value.
Agnew::Beck Consulting is a multidisciplinary consulting firm based in Anchorage, Alaska with an office in Boise, Idaho. We are skilled in analysis, policy development, planning, public engagement, and project implementation. Since 2002, we have helped our clients strategically respond to challenges and opportunities to achieve their goals. Our team is committed to effective and efficient project management. We work to build healthy communities locally, regionally and statewide. By combining creativity and vision with practical implementation, Agnew::Beck helps clients accomplish short-term objectives and set out a clear path for long-term success. We are committed, passionate, and practical partners, working together to identify and tackle a project’s most important issues with smart, effective solutions, and with community stakeholders at the center of the process. “Engage, Plan, Implement” is our approach to helping people, places and organizations get beyond ideas and issues, and get into making things happen.
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Founded in 2007, the Alaska Cancer Partnership is a diverse group of individuals and organizations representing many key stakeholders in cancer prevention, detection, and survivorship.
The Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies (ICHS) is an applied health research unit within the College of Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage ICHS was created by the Alaska legislature to help improve the health of Alaskans through research, teaching, and information sharing. Areas of expertise include environmental health, housing and homelessness, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) prevention, addiction, and program evaluation.
Recover Alaska is a multi-sector action group pursuing a solutions-based approach to reduce excessive alcohol use and harms across the state. Partners include Rasmuson Foundation, The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Mat-Su Health Foundation, Providence Alaska, Southcentral Foundation and the State of Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services. The vision for Recover Alaska is for Alaskans to live free from the consequences of alcohol misuse, so we are empowered to achieve our full potential. They accomplish this through elevating the conversation around alcohol, shifting perceptions, advocating for policy change, and making connections.
Providence Health & Services Alaska is part of Providence St. Joseph Health, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities. For more information about Providence, visit: www.providence.org/alaska.
The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute is Alaska’s leading provider of cardiovascular care. We are recognized for excellence in cardiology in Alaska and beyond, and we are proud to provide the highest quality cardiovascular services right here in Alaska.
Mat-Su Health Foundation is the official business name of Valley Hospital Association, Inc., which shares ownership in Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. In this capacity, the foundation actively participates in the governance of Mat-Su’s community hospital and protect the community’s interest in this important health care asset through board oversight. The MSHF invests its assets into charitable works that improve the health and wellness of Alaskans living in the Mat-Su. More information is available at www.healthymatsu.org.
The MPH in Public Health Practice program at the University of Alaska Anchorage enhances health in diverse communities across Alaska, the circumpolar north, the nation, and the world. This is accomplished through excellence in the education of public health practice leaders, scientific investigation of public health issues, and engaging communities in an organized effort to identify, assess, prevent, and mitigate community health challenges.
Alaska Children’s Trust is a statewide leader in the prevention of child abuse and neglect.