Medical Director, Johanna Huff, ANP, has been in nursing since graduating high school. Her practice is geared towards rural health care and its challenges as well as health education for both children and adults. Most recently, Johanna was practicing in West Virginia but has also been in Montana and other regions of Alaska. During her previous time in the Last Frontier, she fell in love with the beautiful state and all it has to offer. May 2018 Johanna joined the staff at Dahl Memorial Clinic as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Duties include family rural health care and emergent community care. 2020 marks a 30 year career in health care and her desire to help those in rural communities only increases.
John Hischer, LCSW, CDC 1, is a Licensed Clinical Social worker. His special interests are in trauma and substance abuse issues. John is certified as a chemical dependency counselor and a marriage counselor, is certified in special treatment for PTSD and other emotional trauma, and conducts court ordered Alcohol and Drug Information school. John also facilitates a variety of education programs for the school and community including Mental Health First Aid, Love and Logic parenting classes, and the Safe Bars program.
Jodie Totten, MD, is DMC’s medical advisor. She is an emergency room physician at Bartlett Hospital in Juneau. Dr. Totten visits Skagway quarterly to see patients and conduct chart reviews.