Specialty: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Education and Training:
License Practical Nurse Degree from BOCES in New Hartford, New York
Associates in Applied Science, Nursing from Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York
Michael J. Perry is a board certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner born and raised in upstate New York. He began his nursing career 23 years ago when he received his license practical nurse degree from BOCES in New Hartford, New York. He then earned his Associates in Applied Science, Nursing from Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York, before completing his Bachelor of Science, Nursing from SUNY Institute of Technology also in Utica, New York. Michael then completed his Masters of Science, Nursing in the Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program as SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. Mr. Perry is currently enrolled in Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA Doctor of Nursing Program and anticipates graduating in 2015 with his Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Before coming to PCHS, Mr. Perry worked at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, New York as an acute care inpatient and outpatient Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, as well as providing psychiatric consults and medication management to the hospital's medical floor, emergency department and outside agency servicing seniors.
Prior to his time at Claxton-Hepburn, Mr. Perry practiced at Mary Imogene Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, New York as an acute care inpatient Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
In addition to his work as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Mr. Perry has an extensive background in psychiatric nursing including staff nurse, nurse administrator and program coordinator for the state of New York.
In his recreational time, Michael enjoys hunting, fishing, playing guitar and road trips with his wife. Coming to Alaska fulfills a dream Michael has had since he was a child and he looks forward to serving the people of this community.