GARRET SPARGO, MA

Garret Spargo is Aleut/Unangan, originally from the island community of Sand Point in the Aleutian Region of Alaska. He is the Director of Product Development for the Telehealth department of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) and serves as the Principal Investigator for ANTHC’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-funded National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center (TTAC). He has filled numerous roles at ANTHC since 2000, during which time he also received his BA from Seattle Pacific University (2005) and his MA in Anthropology from the University of Chicago (2013). He has been actively involved with the American Telemedicine Association’s Technology and Telemental Health Special Interest Groups, and is involved in the development of online learning materials for the revitalization of the Eyak language as a part of the daXunhyuuga’ eLearning Place.