Alaska governor makes medical board appointments
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted March 8, 2004
Alaska Gov. Frank H. Murkowski has made one new appointment and four reappointments to the Alaska State Medical Board.
John T. Duddy, MD, of Anchorage, was appointed to the eight-member board. He has been practicing since 1993, and is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and spinal surgery. Dr. Duddy received a biology degree from Ohio State University and a medical degree from the Ohio State College of Medicine.
Reappointed to the board were Robert Breffeilh, MD, of Juneau; G. Bert Flaming, MD, of Glennallen; David Head, MD, of Nome; and civil engineer Michael Tauriainen.
Dr. Breffeilh practices ophthalmology and is a member of the Bartlett Hospital Board and Foundation. Dr. Flaming, a general practice physician, is medical director of the Cross Road Medical Center and one of only two physicians in Glennallen. Dr. Head, a family physician, is medical director of the Norton Sound Regional Hospital.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/03/08/prbf0308.htm.