"Dr. Edwards joins our medical staff after completing her residency at the Alaska Family Practice program," said Dr. Marty Grasmeder, SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital medical director. "She brings with her extra experience in rural Alaska, and a desire to practice in a small town. She will be working in Kake as well as at Mt. Edgecumbe. We're happy to welcome her to the MEH team."
Dr. Valerie Edwards
"I am excited to be working in such a full service hospital with a small town setting," Edwards said. "I am especially looking forward to getting to know the community of Kake and traveling there."
Edwards' interests cover the full spectrum of family medicine services, including women's health, adolescents and disease prevention. She also enjoys outdoors activities such as hiking, skiing and kayaking, traveling for the cross-cultural experiences and knitting.