DeborahReynolds, family practice nurse practitioner at SEARHC in Hydaburg AK.

Deborah Reynolds, FNP-C


Specialty: Family Medicine

Location: Hydaburg →

Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Education & Experience:

SEARHC welcomed Deborah Reynolds, FNP-C to the Hydaburg Alma Cook Health Center in the fall of 2015. She was a familiar face to many patients, since she worked in 2012 as a locum provider for SEARHC in Hydaburg.

Ms. Reynolds became a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2000, after receiving her Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Prior to that, she worked as a Registered Nurse with experience in almost every acute care setting including ER, NICU, open heart recovery, Internal Medicine, Urgent Care, and Primary Care.

Ms. Reynolds provides a full spectrum of medical services. Her primary home is in Hydaburg, though she splits her time between there and the Alicia Roberts Medical Center in Klawock.

Awards & Honors:

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Epsilon Alpha Chapter

Special Interests:

Deborah’s special interest professionally is emergency medicine. Personally she enjoys “all types of outdoor activities, her pets, her three children, four grandchildren, travel, and God (not necessarily in that order).”


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Anna Frisby, PA


Specialty: Family Medicine

Location: Hydaburg →

Certification: National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants

Education & Experience:

Anna has been with SEARHC since 1995, when she started as a community health aide in Hydaburg. She later was promoted to community health practitioner (the highest level in the CHA/P program). In 2010, Anna entered the University Of Washington School Of Medicine’s MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies Program, which now has a University of Alaska Anchorage campus. She graduated from the program in the summer of 2012 and passed her physician assistant certification board exams from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants that fall. During her second year of MEDEX studies, Anna spent time working in urgent care at the SEARHC S’áxt’ Hít Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka during one of her clinical rotations. To complete her Alaska physician assistant license, Anna worked under the direct supervision of Dr. Ellen Kemper at the Alicia Roberts Medical Center in Klawock for four weeks before being able to work independently as the supervisory midlevel provider in Hydaburg.

Awards & Honors:

Anna received the 2009 “Shining Star” Health Aide of the Year Award from the directors of the Alaska Community Health Aide Program. During her 2012 graduation from the MEDEX program, Anna received the Anchorage Underserved Award, which goes to a student who has demonstrated a strong dedication to ongoing service to underserved communities.

Special Interests:

Anna’s medical interests include disease prevention and health promotion. She also loves volleyball, hiking, cake decorating and crocheting.


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Dan C. Weaver, DPT, BSN


Specialty: Physical Therapy

Locations: Hydaburg → Klawock →

Education & Experience:

Dan holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Montana in Missoula, a Masters of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Cincinnati. Before moving to Klawock in 2007 to start the physical therapy program at the SEARHC Alicia Roberts Medical Center, Dan spent 12 years working in the physical therapy department at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Dan holds the rank of Commander in the U.S. Public Health Services Commissioned Corps, and he is a certified pedorthist (a person who specializes in using footwear — including shoes, orthotics, and other footwear modifications — to solve problems in the feet or lower limbs).

Special Interests:

Dan has special skills in the prevention and treatment of foot complications among patients with diabetes. Dan enjoys kayaking, bicycling, jogging, biking, camping, fishing, hunting and the outdoors. In addition to seeing patients in Klawock, Dan also travels to the Alma Cook Medical Center in Hydaburg to provide physical therapy.