Kimona AlinDirector, Emergency Department

Degrees
B.S., SUNY
M.D., Columbia University Medical School
PhD, Columbia University Medical School

Residencies, Board Certifications & Professional Memberships
Family Medicine Residency, University of Massachusetts

Professional
A native of Sweden, Dr. Alin earned her B.S. in biochemistry from SUNY. After earning a MD/PhD in microbiology at Columbia University Medical School in NY, she completed 3 years of a 5-year orthopedics residency at Albert Einstein. Dr. Alin then switched to family practice and completed her family medicine residency at the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Alin joined Grace Cottage in 2002 as a member of the Family Health Clinic. She switched to the Emergency Department after having her children.

Personal
Dr. Alin and her husband Jim Sweeney have two children, Jorgen and Tea. She loves playing music with her children, puttering in her vegetable garden, Nordic skiing in the winters, and yearly trips back to her home in Sweden.

“I am honored to work at Grace Cottage. My colleagues are exceptionally competent and friendly. Our nurses and support staff are warm and caring. Grace Cottage’s small, rural setting creates a special environment, where we all have a ‘voice’ in the delivery of patient care. From the moment a patient walks in the door, everyone cares about ensuring that patient has the best experience possible.”