Alex Malter, MD, has practiced internal medicine in rural Alaska for the past 20 years and has been a board member of the Physicians Foundation since its inception. He currently serves as the Medicaid medical director for the State of Alaska and sits on the boards of the Alaska State Medical Association and Bartlett Regional Hospital.
Before starting practice in Alaska, Dr. Malter served as a faculty member at the University of Washington School of Public Health, where he oversaw the Public Health component of the medical school curriculum. His research there focused on outcome measurements and the cost effectiveness of medical treatments.
Dr. Malter earned his medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University and trained at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He subsequently earned a Masters of Public Health at the University of Washington.