Medical Services

The Medical Team consists of Anchorage and Fairbanks  psychiatrists; advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs); physician assistants (PAs); psychiatric nurse-case managers (N-CMs); nationally certified medical assistants (NCMAs); certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and administrative support staff. The range of psychiatric services is provided to adults, children, and families, and includes diagnostic psychiatric evaluations; medication and symptom management; medication administration; coordination of care with case managers, therapists, primary care providers, and other medical specialists; group therapy; and providing educational training to staff throughout the company. The teams provide services at several locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks.

Anchorage Community Mental Health Services Medical Team

Jenna Hiestand, MD – Chief Medical Officer, Anchorage Medical Director, Adult Psychiatrist

Claudia Miracle, ANP – Adult Psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Onome Okurume, ANP – Adult Psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Jenna Moretz – Medical Clinic Operations Manager

Karina Demientieff, CNA – Medical Department Coordinator

Kevin Kessler, RN

Lauren Krahling, RN

Kelly Matson, CMA

Brenda Thomas, CMA

Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services Medical Team

Jenna Hiestand, MD – Fairbanks Medical Director, Adult Psychiatrist

Marium Garuba, MD – Adult Psychiatrist

Linda Keddington, DNP – Adult Psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Doctorate

Jenna Moretz – Medical Clinic Operations Manager

Joyce Gathiru, RN

Lizette Pernas, CMA