Wandal W. Winn, M.D.  
Our Provider(s)
Wandal W. Winn, MD
Physician and Psychiatrist


Date Of Birth
Aug 22 1945

Place Of Birth
Burley, Idaho

Work Address
4300 B Street, Suite 202
Anchorage, AK 99503

High School: West High School, Anchorage, Alaska, 1960 to 1961 Burley High School, Burley, Idaho, 1961 to 1963.

Pre-Medical: Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, 9/62 to 6/63.

University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, 6/66 to 9/66.

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 9/63 to 6/67; B.S. Degree (Psychology/Chemistry) 6/67.

Graduate School: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah (Physiological Psychology/Experimental Design), 6/67 to 9/68.

Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 9/68 to 9/72; M.D. Degree, 6/72.

Externships: Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska (Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. John Muth), eight weeks in 1972.

Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage, Alaska, (Inpatient Child Psychiatry, Dr. Carl Koutsky), eight weeks in 1972.

D Street Clinic, Division of Mental Health, State of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska (Outpatient Adult Psychiatry), eight weeks in 1972.

Greater Anchorage Area Borough Health Department, Anchorage, Alaska (Family Planning Services), eight weeks in 1972.

Internship: Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona (Rotating 6); 7/72 to 6/73.

Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona (Psychiatry); 7/73 to 6/75

Post Doctoral Training
Numerous courses and workshops on hypnosis, hypno-analysis, existential psychotherapy, and Ericksonian Theory, 1972 to present.

Continuing Medical Education Certification, American Psychiatric Association or American Medical Association, continuously 1972 to present.

Completed Arctic Survival Training by The United States Air Force, Eielson AFB, Alaska.

Microprocessor Design and Assembly Language Workshop, Intel Corporation, San Francisco, CA, 5 days, spring 1982.

Research Fellowships
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, (Computer Applications in Medicine), National Institutes of Mental Health Sponsorship, 7/83 to 7/84.

Office Location(s):

Wandal W. Winn, M.D.

4325 Laurel Street, Suite 297
Anchorage, Alaska   99508
Location Phone: 907.273.9222
Location Fax: 888.454.1024

My Phone: 907-273-9222
Fax: 888-454-1024

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting referrals on a limited basis

Primary Specialty:

Academic Appointments:

Academic & Administrative Appointments
Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, 12/78. Advanced to Clinical Assistant Professor, 11/83 to Present.

Adjunct Faculty, BioMedical Sciences, WWAMI Program, University of Alaska, 8/91. Advanced to Associate Faculty, 9/97 to Present.

Hospital Appointments
Maricopa County General Hospital, Phoenix Arizona (Attending Staff) 1/74 to 7/78

Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska (Active Staff) 7/75 to 7/78 (Secretary of the Medical Staff 7/76 to 7/77)

Humana Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska (Courtesy Staff) 7/79 to 1/90

Elmendorf Air Force Base Hospital, Elmendorf, Alaska (Consulting Staff) 2/80 to 9/85

Central Peninsula General Hospital, Soldotna, Alaska (Courtesy Staff) 4/83 to 7/86.

Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage, Alaska (Courtesy Staff) 3/76 to 8/90

Charter North Behavioral Health Systems, Alaska (Courtesy Staff) 5/89 to 11/96

Providence Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska (Courtesy Staff) 8/78 to 12/31/96

Alaska Regional Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska (Courtesy Staff) 7/1/98 to 10/00

Ketchikan General Hospital, Ketchikan, Alaska (Courtesy Staff) 5/79 to Present

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
Psi Chi (Vice-President) 1967 to 1968
American Association of University Professors (Past)
Good Samaritan Hospital House Staff Association (Departmental Representative) 1972 to 1973
Terros, Inc. (Executive Board of Directors) 1972 to 1976
Commissioned Officers' Association of the United States Public Health Service, Alaska Branch; Member 7/75 to 7/78, President: 7/76 to 7/78
Alaska State Medical Association, 6/85 to 12/97.
American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
American Association for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry
Alaska Psychiatric Association: Public Affairs Rep & Newsletter Editor
Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners: 11/19/94 to present
American Psychiatric Association (Past Chair, Information Systems Committee; Currently President and Public Affairs Representative, Alaska District Branch)

Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments
1/74 to 6/75: Emergency Room Psychiatrist & Assistant Chief, Inpatient Detoxification Service, Dept. of Psychiatry, Maricopa County Hospital, Phoenix, AZ.
7/74 to 6/75: Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ.
7/75 to 7/79: Staff Psychiatrist, Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska; Chief of Psychiatry 7/76 to 7/77; Dir. of Mental Health Services, Alaska Area Native Health Services.
1/81 to 1/83: Medical Director, Alaska Treatment Center, Anchorage, AK.
4/83 to 5/83: Chairman, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Health's Special Panel on Cuban/Haitian Entrants, U.S. Penitentiary, Atlanta, GA.
1/83 to 11/89: Psychiatric Consultant, Alaska Treatment Center, Head Injury and Pain Management programs, Anchorage, AK.
6/78 to Present: Private medical practice, psychiatry (evaluations, treatment, child custody, consultation, forensics), Anchorage, AK.
8/80 to Present: Chief Psychiatric Consultant, Human Affairs of Alaska (premier managed care firm in Alaska); Medical Director, 5/91 to 3/96.
6/79 to Present: Chief Medical Consultant (Supervision of 7 physicians and decision authority on $12,000,000 of disability claims per year), Social Security Disability Determination Unit, Anchorage, AK.
8/80 to Present: Psychiatric Consultant, Gateway Community Mental Health Center, Ketchikan, AK.
11/84 to Present: Designated Examiner and PTSD Expert (over 2200 cases), U.S. Veterans Administration.
2/88 to Present: designated Examiner and Consultant, safety sensitive cases (pilots and air traffic controllers), Federal Aviation Administration.
1/97 to Present: Associate Medical Director, PRO-West (5 state Medicare & Medicaid utilization review; program development and quality assurance).
10/98 to Present - Designated and Contracted Examiner and Consultant, Alaska Federal Probation Office.
6/99 to Present - Psychiatric Consultant, First Mental Health (Alaska Medicaid utilization review, quality of care determination and staff consultation).

Board Certifications:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology : 1976

In Practice Since:

Regional Medical Director : 2002
Qualis Health

Honors and Awards:

Awards & Honors
First Place Award, University of New Mexico School of Medicine's annual competition of "Excellence in Medical Research"

Physician's Recognition Awards, American Medical Association, various dates.

Selected for inclusion in Leading Consultants In Computer Software, Research Publications, Lake Bluff, IL, 1984 and 1985 editions.

Invited Participant: Information Technology and Social Work Conference, Sponsored by The Silberman Fund at the Wye Plantation, The Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies, Queenstown, Maryland, June 9-12, 1984.

Selected Participant: University of Alaska's Circumpolar Health Medical Expedition, Anadyr, USSR, July, 1990.


Editorial Boards
Board of Editorial Commentators, The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Cambridge University Press, 11/77 to 7/79.

Psychiatry Editor, Medical Computer Journal, East Hampton, CT, 6/83 to 4/85.

Co-editor & Software Reviewer, Computers in Human Services, The Haworth Press, New York, NY, Spring 1985 to 11/96.

Initiated and edited The Alaskan Psychiatrist, the newsletter of the Alaska Psychiatric Association

Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone and Acquisition of a Passive Avoidance Response: A Replication and Extension. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 1968. Vol. 66, No. 2, 497-499.

"Disagrees with Prognosis", The New Physician, 1973, Vol. 22, No. 12, 758.

American Indian Alcoholism: Etiology and Implications for Effective Treatment. Presented: Twelfth Annual Scientific Meeting, United States Public Health Service Professional Association, San Francisco, California, April 3-6, 1977. Modified and presented: IVth International Symposium on Circumpolar Health, Novosibirsk, USSR, October 2-7, 1978. Published: Alaska Medicine, May, 1977, Vol. 20, No. 3, 30-32.

Software Reviews (accounting), Computer Use in Social Services Network, Vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 1983.

"Microcomputers for Private Practice", Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Madison, WI, Feb 17, 1984.

"How to Buy a Microcomputer", One day course, American Psychiatric Association annual meetings, May 1984 and May 1985.

"Office Automation and Psychiatric Practice", course presenter, The Carrier Foundation, Belle Mead, NJ, Spring 1984.