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Providence surgeon leads effort to improve pediatric studies in Alaska


Anchorage, Alaska – Providence pediatric surgeon Brent Roaten, M.D., and Alaska Neonatology Associates have founded the Dr. Stephen G. Jolley Pediatric Surgery Lectureship Endowment.

The endowment will provide education by national leaders and conferences in neonatal and pediatric studies for caregivers in Alaska. The endowment honors the contributions made to advance pediatric surgery by Stephen Jolley, M.D., a longtime Providence pediatric surgeon who recently retired. The founding donors have pledged $50,000 with the goal advancing knowledge and the future of pediatric care in Alaska.

The endowment was established at the Providence Alaska Foundation.

About Providence Alaska Foundation

Providence Alaska Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting the Mission of Providence Health & Services Alaska. In partnership with the community, the Providence Alaska Foundation provides compassionate care for patients and their loved ones when they are at their most vulnerable. For more information about Providence Alaska Foundation, visit: http://alaska.providence.org/giving.

About The Children’s Hospital at Providence

Located within Providence Alaska Medical Center, The Children’s Hospital at Providence functions as a hospital within a hospital. The Children’s Hospital is known for its outstanding NICU, PICU and Maternity Center. The 100-bed inpatient facility offers family-centered care in every area of pediatric medicine and onsite clinics including neurological development, urology, endocrinology, orthopedics, genetics, cystic fibrosis, a subspecialty clinic and a center for special needs. For more information about the Children’s Hospital, visit: www.providence.org/childrenshospital.

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