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Kaiser Permanente Senior Summit Seminar - Stroke: Think Fast

The Senior Summit Seminars, presented by Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, provide ongoing educational opportunities on a wide variety of topics specific to seniors. The emphasis is on prevention, personal growth, and learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. All lectures are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required; call the respective location. For more information, call 808-432-2235. 

TOPIC: STROKE. THINK FAST.

Sweet. Sour. Salty. Bitter. Being ready for a stroke can save a life. Possible yours. Learn what is a stroke, how to spot a stroke FAST, and how to prevent it.

Bone Marrow Search for 7 Year Old Continues

Bone Marrow Search for 7 Year Old Continues

Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry will host a donor recruitment drive at the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet and Market Place this Sunday to register potential bone marrow donors.  The drive is a continuous search for a match for the 7-year-old Acute Leukemia patient Baylor Fredrickson and other patients suffering from various blood cancers and diseases who are in need of a bone marrow transplant.

 

DRIVE DETAILS

What:

Bone Marrow Donor Recruitment Drive

Date/ Day:

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Search Continues to Find a Bone Marrow Match for 7-year-old

Search Continues to Find a Bone Marrow Match for 7-year-old

Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry will be holding drives in various locations on Oahu this weekend to continue its search for a match for the 7-year-old AML (Acute Leukemia) patient, Baylor Fredrickson, and other patients suffering from various blood cancers and diseases who are in need of a bone marrow transplant.

 

BONE MARROW DONOR RECRUITMENT DRIVE DETAILS

June 20, Friday

Time:

9:00am – 2:00pm

Place:

Ward Starbucks

940 Auahi Street, Honolulu

$1.88M Funds Two JABSOM Professorships in Geriatric Medicine

$1.88M Funds Two JABSOM Professorships in Geriatric Medicine

INAUGURAL RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

HONOLULU – While Victor and Margaret (Peggy) Pavel are no longer with us, their transformational $11.5 million estate gift continues to build areas of UH excellence for the benefit of Hawai‘i’s people. Of this historic estate gift, $1.88 million was designated to create endowed professorships in medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).

First Hawaiian Bank – Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific golf event raises quarter million

First Hawaiian Bank – Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific golf event raises quarter million

The 20th annual First Hawaiian Bank - Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) Foundation Golf Challenge, raised $250,062 for REHAB, according to Jean Nakanishi, executive director of the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation.

The popular tournament once again attracted a sold out crowd with 246 golfers making up 82 teams at the Hawaii Prince Golf Course on Wednesday, May 28th.

“First Hawaiian Bank has been a proud sponsor of this tournament for the past 10 years, it continues to be a great success for the patients of REHAB because of the many dedicated sponsors and golfers who come out every year,” said Raymond Ono, vice chairman and chief operating officer of First Hawaiian Bank and chair of the golf committee. “Through the generous support and aloha from our community, we have been able to raise over $2.3 million in 10 years for REHAB.”

Sixty-one Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Physicians Named to Prestigious 2014 Best Doctors in America List

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii physicians have been named among the 2014 Best Doctors in America® by Best Doctors, Inc., a global health solutions company founded by Harvard Medical School physicians. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

“We are honored to have more physicians from the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group on the Best Doctors in America® List than any other medical group in Hawaii,” said Dr. Geoffrey Sewell, president and executive medical director at Hawaii Permanente Medical Group. “We thank our fellow physicians who have recognized Kaiser Permanente’s depth of expertise, leadership and excellence in clinical patient care, and our commitment to serving our members.”

UH Mānoa School of Nursing Receives RWJF Grant for 15 Nursing Scholarships

UH Mānoa School of Nursing Receives RWJF Grant for 15 Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships support second career nurses from groups underrepresented in the profession. 

Honolulu, Hawai‘i – The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene (UHM Nursing) and the University of Hawai‘i Foundation announced today that for the fifth time, it has awarded a grant from the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. It is one of 52 schools of nursing that will comprise the final cohort of the program. For the 2014-2015 academic year, the UH Mānoa School of Nursing will receive $150,000 to support traditionally underrepresented students who are making a career switch to nursing through an accelerated baccalaureate or master’s degree program. NCIN is a program of RWJF and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).