Anthony’s family moved to Wasilla in 1981. After serving in the Air Force he became a radiation therapist and worked in the Seattle area. Anthony returned to the valley to help open Mat Su Valley Cancer Center. As an avid outdoorsman he enjoys fishing, hunting, 4 wheeling and snowmachining. “The best part of my job is taking care of the people in my home town.”
A certified radiation therapist since 2017, Christina graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a bachelor of science degree in Radiation Therapy. She also holds a second bachelor degree in German Studies. Having worked her entire radiation therapy career in Alaska, she is proud to call Alaska, and now the Matsu Valley, her home. The past four years have passed too quickly, always being busy doing something active in the state. She enjoys gardening, swimming and hiking the many miles of trail Alaska has to offer. She also enjoys crocheting with her cat on her lap and playing with her dog Hughie at the dog park.
Denali is born and raised Alaskan and has worked in the medical field for 7 years as an office and patient care coordinator in family practice, urology, medical oncology, cosmetic, and now radiation oncology. Denali is working on her Registered Nursing degree thru UAA.
In her free time, Denali loves to spend time with her daughter and spend time outside! She enjoys traveling, the adventure behind it, and embraces the entire experience of learning new things.
Jess grew up on a registered Angus beef farm in eastern South Dakota. When the opportunity to move to Alaskan in 2007 presented itself, Jess was all on board. Shortly after arriving in Alaska, Jess met her husband Aaron. They have embraced the Alaskan lifestyle of adventuring in the great outdoors, hunting, fishing, xc skiing, hiking as well as traveling to warm destinations in the winter! She and Aaron also have an extremely adorable and spoiled micro-mini pig named Spank!
Prior to joining the team Advanced Oncology Associates in 2018, Jess worked for the American Cancer Society and led them in many successful fundraising campaigns throughout the state. Jess’ role with the team at Advanced Oncology Associates encompasses many parts but focuses on marketing, community engagement, and business development. Jess covers the clinics – Alaska Cyberknife, Anchorage Radiation Oncology Center, Mat-Su Valley Cancer Center, and Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center. Jess is an active member of the Soldotna Rotary Club and the international non-profit, ShelterBox USA.
Keith has an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Radiation Therapy from the Community College of Denver. He has seven years of experience, including Banner MD Anderson and is certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Kristen was born right here in Alaska and has lived here most of her life. She began working in the medical field right out of high school. Kristen knew almost immediately, helping people heal was what she was meant to do. In July of 2012, Kristen earned her certification in Medical Assisting from Charter College in Anchorage and found her passion for helping patients and their families navigate oncology care. Currently, Kristen is working on earning her Nursing degree with a focus in oncology. In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family exploring the great state of Alaska and volunteering with football and gymnastics.
Mark was born and raised in Pittsburgh and received his undergraduate degree in Nuclear Medicine at Robert Morris University. He then went to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY for his dosimetry certification.
Mark practiced dosimetry as a traveling locum for 3 years, then spent the last 5 years here in Alaska. Mark enjoyed his colleagues and Alaska so much he decided to stay. Mark also sits on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists.
Outside of work Mark enjoys traveling and visiting his family on the East Coast. Mark is always up for traveling to new places and experiencing their culture.
Dr. Hadley grew up in the Mountain West and received his Doctor of Medical Physics degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He completed his medical physics residency at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL, and worked on staff at Mayo Clinic as a physicist and physics instructor to medical radiation oncology residents. Dr. Hadley is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.
Having visited Alaska off-and-on since 2014, Dr. Hadley landed permanently here in 2019. He enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, snow-shoeing, and road-tripping through Alaska with his wife and five children.