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Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Psychiatry Of Meth Addiction
Where did you receive your schooling and training? I finished high school at Punahou, and then went to Princeton for an undergraduate degree in philosophy...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Diabetes Care, Education Center
Dr. Anne Leake Family nurse practitioner with the Diabetes Management and Education Center at The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu Where did you receive your schooling...

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Doctor in the House // Tanning Booths: Think Twice
Dr. Carla Nip-Sakamoto Dermatologist at Queen’s Physicians Office Building Where did you receive your schooling and training? I attended medical school at John A. Burns...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Dentistry’s Many Branches
Dr. Sean Holliday Orthodontic specialist with Holliday Orthodontics Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my training and my dental degree at...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Pathologists: Lab Work, Diagnoses
Dr. Christopher Lum Director of dermatopathology services for Hawaii Pathologists’ Laboratory at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Acupuncture: It’s Not Just For Pain
Tarah Long Owner and licensed acupuncturist at Wide Awakened Healing and Acupuncture Where did you receive your schooling and training? In Austin, Texas, at Academy...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Being In The Know About Ebola
Dr. Erlaine Bello Hospital epidemiologist and medical director of infection prevention and control at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and...

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Doctor in the House // Surfing Doctor To The Pros
Dr. Clayton Everline Sports medicine physician at Straub Hospital Where did you receive your schooling and training? I did my undergraduate studies at UC-Berkeley, then...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Non-surgical Skin Cancer Option
Dr. Richard Levy Director of radiation oncology at Hawaii Skin Cancer Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I earned my M.D. at...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Controlling Good, Bad Cholesterol
Dr. Steven Hong Internal medicine physician at Kaiser Permanente’s Honolulu Medical Office Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my medical degree...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // A Great Smile Can Change A Life
Dr. Trang Le Dentist with Ohana Dentistry Where did you receive your school/training? I attended University of California at San Diego and obtained a Bachelor...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Lifestyle Changes For Chronic Pain
Dr. John Sheehan Pain medicine physician at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to medical school at University...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Noninvasive Brain Tumor ‘Surgery’
Dr. Leon Liem Assistant medical director and neurosurgeon with Gamma Knife Center of the Pacific Where did you receive your schooling and training? I did...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Dreams Come Alive For Sick Keiki
James Anshutz Project director for Lemuria Project What got you interested in using your photography and filmmaking talents to help people with life-threatening illnesses? I...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // A Low-vision Breakthrough
Drs. Michael Bennett And Kellen Kashiwa Ophthalmologists at Retina Institute of Hawaii What is your role at Retina Institute of Hawaii? Dr. Bennett: I founded...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Survey Addresses Health In Hawaii
Michael A. Gold President and chief executive officer of HMSA Where did you receive your schooling and training? I’m originally from Chicago. After I graduated...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Harvesting Medicine In The Wild
David Bruce Leonard Acupuncturist, herbalist and founder of Earth Medicine Institute Where did you receive your training in earth-based medicine? I originally was trained as...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Learning With Dyslexia
Margarette P.M. Pang Dyslexia specialist at Dyslexia Tutoring Center of Hawaii How long have you been working in the field of dyslexia? I have more...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Inpatient Respiratory Care
Dr. Reid Ikeda Medical director of respiratory care services at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to...

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Doctor in the House // How A Kidney Transplant Works
Dr. Jon “Kai” Yamaguchi Surgeon at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to college at Stanford and...

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