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Women's, Children's and Family Health


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Senior Epidemiologist
(907) 269-8068
MCH-Epidemiology Unit
3601 C Street, Suite 358
Anchorage, AK 99503

Related Links


Adverse Childhood Experiences in Alaska

Alaska Children’s Trust

Alaska Children’s Alliance

Office of Children’s Services

Strengthening Families

Trauma 101​


CDC - Child Abuse and Neglect

CDC - Technical Packages for Violence Prevention

Children’s Data Network

Child Trends

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)


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