December 30 2009The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) Alicia Roberts Medical Center (ARMC) in Klawock is pleased to announce the return of Dr. Peggy J. Englebrake, M.D., to its medical staff. “We are very pleased to have Dr. Englebrake rejoin our team here in Klawock,” said Donna Miller, ARMC Clinic Administrator. “She was a valuable team member during her previous five years at Alicia Roberts, and we welcome her return to Prince of Wales Island.” Dr. Englebrake previously worked for the Alicia Roberts Medical Center in 2001-06, and she returns after three years working on the Hopi Reservation. She worked as the medical director of the emergency department at Ketchikan General Hospital for five years before her first stint with SEARHC. She earned her medical degree and completed a three-year residency in internal medicine from the University of Kansas Medical School in Kansas City, Kan. Dr. Englebrake also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. She previously has been board-certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Englebrake is a certified instructor in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and pediatric advanced life support (PALS), and she is certified in neonatal resuscitation programs (NRP), advanced life support in obstetrics (ALSO) and advanced trauma life support (ATLS). “The people of Klawock, Hydaburg and Craig are my extended family. It is good to come home again and live among my family,” Dr. Englebrake said. Dr. Englebrake has special medical interests in diabetes, cardiology, emergency medicine and trauma. When she previously worked at ARMC, she helped launch the clinic’s emergency medicine, hospice and diabetes programs. She also enjoys books, rock climbing, surfing, skiing and her three Klawock cats that direct her life.