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Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Treatments For Facial Sun Damage
Dr. Kevin Mott Cosmetic dermatologist and skin surgeon at Cosmeskin/Hawaii Skin Cancer Center Where did you receive your schooling/training? I went to medical school at...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Therapy In The Midst Of Horses
Carina Cooper And Bonnie Cordeiro What is your background regarding equine-assisted therapy? Cooper: I am an equine specialist. I am also the founder of HEART...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Latest Findings On Brain Injuries
Dr. Robert Sloan Director of the Concussion Care Center at Castle Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling/training? I did my undergraduate studies in...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Treating Digestive System Diseases
Dr. Yousif A-Rahim Chief executive officer at the Pacific Endoscopy Center Where did you receive your education and training? I attended medical school at Penn...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Minimize Invasive Prostate Care
DR. DAVID DERRIS, Prostate health advocate What is your connection to prostate health? I am a retired orthodontist, but I have studied prostate cancer health...

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Doctor in the House // International Stroke Forum
Dr. Kazuma Nakagawa Neurointensivist and vascular neurologist at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling/training? I went to Cornell University for my...

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Doctor in the House // Prenatal Physical Therapy
Kara Infante Physical therapist at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I attended Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago, receiving...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Family-focused Eye Health
Dr. Roxie Hastings And Dr. Liz Mclemore Optometrists and owners of Island Girl Eyecare Where did you receive your schooling and training? Dr. Liz McLemore:...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // JABSOM Community Health Fair
Chadwick Council Chairman at JABSOM Health Fair How did you get involved with the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) annual Community Health Fair?...

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Doctor in the House // Radiation Survivor Speaks Out
Terry Scheidt Radiation survivor and victim advocate Editor’s note: The following interview is with a reader who contacted Rasa Fournier in response to the Dec....

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Cancer: ESL, Teleconference Help
Dr. William Loui Oncologist Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to the University of Hawaii School of Medicine. After graduating from...

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Doctor in the House // Researching Nuclear Exposure
Dr. Neal Palafox Researcher at the John A. Burns School of Medicine Where did you receive your schooling/training? I was born in Hawaii. I went...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Causes Of Sudden Hearing Loss
Dr. Luca Vassalli Chief of otolaryngology at Kaiser Permanente Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my undergraduate and medical degrees from...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Keeping Keiki’s Eyes Healthy
Dr. Rupa Wong Pediatric ophthalmologist at Honolulu Eye Clinic Where did you receive your schooling/training? I attended Duke University, and then earned my medical degree...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Preventing Urinary Incontinence
Dr. Michele Aspera Chief of urology at Kaiser Permanente Where did you receive your schooling and training? I attended medical school at Cornell University Medical...

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Doctor in the House // Safe And Healthy In The Workplace
Risa Hickok Employee health specialist at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Where did you receive your schooling and training? I graduated from Hawaii Pacific University...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Sun Protection Year-round
Dr. Mika Yamazaki Dermatologist at Straub Clinic & Hospital Where did you receive your schooling and training? I received my medical training at the John...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Tiny Catheter Treats Liver Cancer
Dr. Michael Itagaki Interventional radiologist at The Queen’s Medical Center Where did you receive your schooling and training? I went to Punahou for high school,...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Creating Suicide Awareness
Nancy Kern & Dr. Dan Galanis State Department of Health Injury Prevention and Control Program What is your role with the Department of Health? Kern:...

Rasa Fournier
Doctor in the House // Holistic Wellnes For Health
Where did you receive your schooling/training? DR. JOHN CHAR Founder and physician at Holistic Wellness Center I graduated from Creighton University with a degree in...

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