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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...

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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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Doctor in the House // A Medically Sound Workout
Dr. Michael Turner Owner and administrator of OrthoSport Hawaii Where did you receive your schooling and training? I am a doctor of physical therapy, specializing...

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Doctor in the House // What Happens In A Mortuary?
S. Rick Crump Funeral director at Woolsey Mortuary Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received a degree in mortuary science from Cypress...

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Doctor in the House // Being There For The Patients
Dr. Kuo-Chiang Lian Medical director of the hospitalist program at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my...

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Doctor in the House // Preventing Heart Disease
Dr. Paul Ho Chief of cardiology at Kaiser Permanente Where did you receive your schooling and training? I grew up in Philadelphia and went to...

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Doctor in the House // Comprehensive Dental Care
By Dr. Jmi Lilinoe Bassett Asam, D.M.D. Owner of Pacific Dental & Implant Solutions After attending Harvard Dental School and completing my residency in prosthodontics...

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Doctor in the House // Foot Care For Whole-body Health
Dr. Brigette Kuhn Podiatrist and podiatric surgeon Where did you receive your schooling/training? I received my undergraduate degree in chemistry at DePauw University in Indiana,...

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Doctor in the House // Making Strides Against Cancer
Dr. Daryl H. Kurozawa President of the Board of Directors, American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific What background career experience led you to work with American...

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Doctor in the House // Clinical Healing In The Waves
Dr. Kevin Lee Fujimoto Licensed clinical psychologist Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my doctorate in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University...

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Doctor in the House // ER Services: Behind The Scenes
Julie Hussey, Director of emergency services at The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu Where did you receive your schooling and training? I attended Indiana University for...

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Doctor in the House // Progress With AIDS/HIV Treatment
Dr. Cecilia Shikuma Director of Hawaii Center for AIDS Where did you receive your schooling/training? At the John A. Burns School of Medicine and University...

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Doctor in the House // Orthopedic Urgent Care Is Here
Dr. Darryl Kan Orthopedic surgeon at All Access Ortho Urgent Care Where did you receive your schooling/training? I graduated from the University of Southern California...

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Doctor in the House // Secondhand Smoke Harms Pets, Too
Debbie Apolo Certified tobacco-treatment specialist with American Lung Association How did you come to be involved with American Lung Association? I got involved with American...

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Doctor in the House // Revolutionary Study On Aging
Drs. Kamal Masaki And Bradley Willcox Researchers at Kuakini Medical Center and John A. Burns School of Medicine Where did you receive your schooling/training? Dr....

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Doctor in the House // Teeth Straighten In ‘Fast Braces’
Dr. Cedric Lewis Dentist and owner of Dental Care of Pearlridge Where did you |receive your schooling and training? I graduated from Punahou High School,...

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Doctor in the House // Battling Prescription Drug Abuse
Dr. George Mcpheeters Chief medical officer at UHA Health Insurance Where did you receive your schooling/training? I went to Punahou, and then Stanford and UH...

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