Laura is an inaugural member of the FHP Board. She grew up in Fairbanks and considers it a privilege to work in her home community. She attained a medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and a BS from the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences. She is currently a pediatrician at TVC and the Medical Director of the NICU and Inpatient Pediatric unit at FMH. Dr. Brunner is married with two kids and enjoys reading as well as the Alaska outdoors.