Functional Medicine

Meet our Staff


Rob Downey, MD, IFMCP
FMC Director

MD, University of Utah, 1997
Board Certified Family Medicine 2000 to present.
Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP) 2016, ten years of experience providing Functional Medicine in Montana and Alaska.
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Homer resident since 2011, provided care in Kotzebue from 2000 to 2002.  Rob chooses to live in Homer because he is fortunate enough to have the opportunity to do so and because he feels that Homer is a positive, beautiful and energetic place.
Interests: Running, fishing, boating, hiking, skiing, mountaineering, reading, poetry, healthy lifestyle, mindfulness.


Dee Dahmann, RRT, RPSGT, RST
FMC Manager

Dee Dahmann RRT, RPSGT, RST is our Functional Medicine Clinic Manager.  Dee started working in the medical field at the age of 16 and completed her education in Respiratory Therapy, Biology, Business Administration and Sleep Medicine before moving to Alaska in 2010.  She has a great thirst for knowledge and loves Alaska and all that it entails.  Travel, fishing, hunting, gardening, charcuterie, smoking meats and canning are a few of her broad list of interests.  She practices mindfulness and meditation daily, works toward improving her life and that of those around her daily and thoroughly enjoys working with the SPH Functional Medicine team.