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Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Corrective Lenses Worn At Night
Dr. Lea Young Optometrist at Kapolei Eye Care Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my B.S. in biology from University of...

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Doctor in the House // Hula For Breast Cancer Survivors
Dr. Clayton Chong Senior adviser for UH Cancer Center’s hula study for breast cancer survivors Where did you receive your schooling/training? At the University of...

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Doctor in the House // Staying Healthy While Traveling
Dr. Vernon Ansdell Chief of internal medicine at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Where did you receive your schooling and training? I was born and raised in...

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Doctor in the House // Waikiki Health: Serving The Needy
Dr. Elliot Kalauawa Chief medical officer at Waikiki Health Where did you receive your schooling and training? I was born and raised here in Hawaii....

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Doctor in the House // Sports: Keeping Injury-free
Dr. Frank Uhr Orthopedic surgeon and chief of sports medicine at Kaiser Permanente Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to medical...

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Doctor in the House // Caring For Keiki Dental Needs
Dr. Rhinelle Hirose Dentist at Dental Care of Pearlridge Where did you receive your schooling and training? I was born and raised on the Windward...

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Doctor in the House // Addressing Venous, Heart Issues
Dr. Sonny Wong Founder of Windward Medispa & Vein Center, and Windward Heart Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I am originally...

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Doctor in the House // Managing Hospital Rx Resources
Kara Izumi Clinical pharmacist at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to pharmacy school at Washington State...

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Doctor in the House // Substance Abuse Recovery
Dr. Gerald Mckenna Medical director and CEO of McKenna Recovery Center Where did you receive your schooling/training? I graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.,...

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Doctor in the House // Physically Empowering People
Jaco Van Delden Founder of Jaco Rehab Where did you receive your schooling and training? I lived in Amsterdam, and I had a bicycle that...

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Doctor in the House // Annual Exam For Healthy Eyes
Dr. Isaac Ka’opua Optometrist at Waimanalo Health Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I graduated from Kalani High School. I have a...

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Doctor in the House // Melanoma Awareness Month
Dr. Shane Morita Surgical oncologist at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I was born and raised in Hilo....

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Doctor in the House // Fashioning Braces And Prosthetics
Ken Mandler Orthotics manager at Shriners Hospitals for Children Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my bachelor’s degree from Cal State-Fullerton...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Keeping Pinkeye At Bay
Dr. Rupa Wong Pediatric ophthalmologist with Honolulu Eye Clinic Where did you receive your schooling/training? I earned my medical degree from Cornell University Medical College,...

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Doctor in the House // The Latest In Cosmetic Body Care
Dr. Choon Kia Yeo Medical director at Honolulu MedSpa Where did you receive your schooling and training? I attended Melbourne University Medical School in Australia...

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Doctor in the House // Roles Are Growing For Nurses
Art Gladstone, R.N. CEO, Straub Clinic and Hospital How long have you been in practice? I have been practicing as a nurse for 27 years....

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Doctor in the House // Care, Nursing Service Facilities
Calvin Hara Administrator at Manoa Cottage Kaimuki Where did you receive your schooling and training? After graduating from Kalani High School, I attended the University...

MidWeek Staff
Doctor in the House // Diet And Dementia: A Correlation
Dr. Kore Kai Liow Director of the Hawaii Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience Institute Where did you receive your schooling and training? I completed...

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Doctor in the House // Weight-loss Surgery Options
Dr. Mark Yamamura Chief of general surgery at Kaiser Permanente Where did you receive your schooling/training? I did my undergraduate training at Northwestern University in...

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Doctor in the House // Chinese Medicine, Modern Practice
Elena And Victor Tan Licensed acupuncturists and massage therapists at Loong Qi Clinic, and Victor Tan is a world acrobat champion How did you get...

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