PUBLISHED: 4:56 PM on Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Physician joins Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital
SITKA - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announces Julien L. Naylor, M.D., M.P.H., has returned to Sitka to rejoin the medical staff at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.

Dr. Naylor returns to Sitka after spending seven years as the director of the Alaska Native Medical Center's Alaska Area Diabetes Program (2000-07).

She was on staff at SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital from 1995-97. In 2006, Dr. Naylor was honored with a National Indian Health Board Area/Regional Impact Award for her work with the ANMC Alaska Area Diabetes Program.

  Dr. Julien L. Naylor
"Dr. Naylor rejoins our staff as a specialist in internal medicine," said Dr. Marty Grasmeder, acting medical director at SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.

"Her enthusiasm and energy are contagious, and she brings special expertise in diabetes care and public health. We are delighted she has decided to return to Sitka and to Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital."

"I have many fond memories of working at SEARHC 10 years ago," Dr. Naylor said.

"I'm excited to be back again working with the SEARHC community."

Dr. Naylor earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, N.C. She earned a Master's degree in Public Health from the Harvard University School of Public Health in Boston.

She completed a residency with the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Ct. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va.

As a physician, Dr. Naylor has a special interest in diabetes, metabolic syndrome and lipids.

She also enjoys hiking, walking, keeping fit and exploring healthy food preparation.