Dr. Alison Liewen joined the Mountain Valleys Health Centers staff in November 2020 and is seeing patients primarily at the Weed and Butte Valley Health Centers. She studied molecular biology at Harvard University where she received her bachelor’s degree. After graduating, she worked in cancer research and spent a year in rural Uganda, which sparked a love for rural, family medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and then returned to her childhood state of Minnesota to complete her family medicine residency in Duluth. Her medical interests include women’s health, chronic disease management, mental health, and addiction medicine. Outside of work, she enjoys trail running, backpacking, skiing, and always a good cup of coffee. Dr. Liewen is board-certified in family medicine.