Alanna Mozena, MD, MPH is a member of Summit Health’s Hospitalist team. Dr. Mozena received her undergraduate degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and earned her medical and public health degrees from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Dr. Mozena’s area of expertise is in general internal medicine treating a wide variety of medical conditions. Through her training and previous hospitalist experiences, she has worked with immunocompromised patients, including patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and oncologic conditions. She loves getting to know her patients and their families while providing support during their hospitalization.
Dr. Mozena is passionate about advocating for rural, vulnerable, and stigmatized populations. During her pre-medical and medical career, she worked in global HIV and mental health research. As part of her Master of Public Health thesis, she worked with a team based in Peru looking at the prevalence and risk factors of depression and alcohol use disorder using data from the World Mental Health Study. During her residency at the University of Washington, she worked with a research team investigating the association between the immune system and HIV acquisition in a cohort of commercial sex workers in Kenya.
When Dr. Mozena is not in the office, she enjoys traveling, hiking, running, and spending time with her husband, son, and dog (Coho).