Alaska Premier Health


Staff

James Whynot, MD
James Whynot, MD
Medical Director
Dr. Whynot is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with interests in Bariatrics and Medical Informatics. He holds degrees from Boston College, Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nuclear Medicine, and the University of Massachusetts Medical Schools, and completed his residency at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston. He is a member of the American Bariatric Society and is the Medical Director of both Alaska Premier Health, and our sister clinic, Island Health Weight & Wellness, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Morris is a Board Certified Internist and a Bariatric Physician. He graduated from George Washington University Medical School and was Assistant Professor of the Department of Medicine and Preventive Medicine at Washington University of Medicine. He has been practicing medicine in Alaska for over 30 years. Gerald Morris, MD
Gerald Morris, MD
Consulting Physician
Laurie Mapes
Laurie Mapes
Practice Administrator
Laurie started with Alaska Premier Health in April 1993. She is a Certified Lifestyle Counselor who has extensive training from various weight loss specialty centers across the country, including the Cooper Institute in Dallas. Originally from Seattle, and a graduate of University of Washington School of Business, Laurie moved permanently to Alaska in 1982. She has a master's degree in Healthcare Administration from Alaska Pacific University. Allen started with Alaska Premier Health in July 1998 as a Physician Assistant. He is originally from Birmingham, AL. Allen graduated from the Army Physician Assistant Program with honors and earned a bachelor's from the University of Oklahoma with honors. Allen then completed a master's in PA Studies at the University of Nebraska. He retired from the Army in 2001 and established his practice at Alaska Premier Health. Allen Chapman, PA-C
Allen Chapman, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Ed Coltharp, PA-C
Ed Coltharp, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Ed started with Alaska Premier Health in August 2006 as a Physician Assistant. He is originally from Baton Rouge, LA. Ed is a retired Army Captain with 20 years of active duty in the military. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Kevin started with Alaska Premier Health in 2011. He was born and raised in Monroe, WI. Kevin entered the United States Air Force in 1984. While in the Air Force, he had several duties beginning as an electronics technician. He then became a respiratory therapist before he graduated in 2000 from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program from the University of Nebraska. He completed a Master's in PA Studies Family Medicine in 2001. He was selected a company grade Physician Assistant of the Year in 2008. He retired at the rank of Major with 27 years of service. Kevin Kubly, PA-C
Kevin Kubly, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Sally Coburn, ANP
Sally Coburn, ANP
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Sally started with Alaska Premier Health in January 1995 as a Nurse Practitioner. She was born in Anchorage and graduated from UAA with a bachelor's and a master's in Nursing. She has been a Red Cross CPR / First Aid Instructor for 21 years. She is also a Heart Association instructor and an instructor for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Tina started with Alaska Premier Health in November of 2006 as an Administrative Assistant. She is originally from Creswell, Oregon. Tina retired from active duty in the U.S. Air Force in 2005, where she worked in healthcare administration. She has an associate's degree in Instructional Technology from Air Force Community College. Tina Collins
Tina Collins
Patient Care Coordinator
Janelle Aguilar
Janelle Aguilar
Director of Operations
Janelle began working at Alaska Premier Health in April 2010 as an Administrative Assistant. Originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado, Janelle moved to Alaska in 2008. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. Amanda is a graduate of Career Academy's Medical Assistant program in 2011. She plans to attend UAA to pursue a career as a Nurse Practitioner. She was born and raised in Alaska and likes the outdoors and racing motocross. Amanda Day
Amanda Day
Manager
Sandra Tanuvasa
Sandra Tanuvasa
Nurse
Sandra is a recent graduate of the University of Alaska Anchorage obtaining her Bachelors in Nursing Science. She plans to further her education and become a nurse practitioner. She is originally from the island of American Samoa but was raised in Alaska. She is very involved with her church and her family. Casey graduated from Western Washington University in 2011 and has started medical school in Anchorage through an exchange program with the University of Washington. A four-time NCAA champion in rowing, Casey loves working out and enjoying the beautiful outdoors. She was born and raised in Anchorage. Casey Mapes
Casey Mapes
Medical Assistant
Ashley Poe
Ashley Poe
Medical Assistant
Ashley began working at APH in June of 2013. She is pursuing a biology degree at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She wishes to attend Medical School and continue her pursuit in becoming a Forensic Pathologist. She is originally from West Virginia, but plans to finish her degree in Anchorage. Deb has been involved in healthcare for over 20 years. Her prior positions include EMT in the Mat Su Valley as well as Medical Assistant, providing services in urgent care, internal medicine, pulmonology and orthopedics. She is an avid outdoorswoman who enjoys hiking, skiing and mountain biking. Deb Wawrzyniak
Deb Wawrzyniak
Medical Assistant
Flora Sauceda
Flora Sauceda
Medical Assistant
Flora graduated from Miller-Mutte College in Fayetteville, North Carolina in July 2013 with an associate's degree in applied science in the medical assisting program. She was born and raised in Raymondville, Texas and is very involved in health and fitness. She is married and has two daughters.    

 

 



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