Executive Committee Members

 

Dean
Jerris Hedges, MD, MS, MMM
Dean and Clinical Professor of Medicine
Executive Team
Satoru Izutsu, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Vice Dean
Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, MD
Professor, Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for Graduate Medical Education programs
Patricia Lanoie Blanchette, MD, MPH
Professor Emeritus, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Nancy Foster, MA
Executive Director of Administration, Finance & Operations and Chief Financial Officer
Mariana Gerschenson, PhD
Professor, Director of Graduate Programs & Director of Research Services
A. Roy Magnusson, MD
Interim Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
Department Chairs
Scott Lozanoff, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology
Marla Berry, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Henry Lew, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD)
John Chen, PhD
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Allen Hixon, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Kamal Masaki, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatric Medicine
Dick Teshima, MPH
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Technology
Elizabeth Tam, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
Joseph Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Native Hawaiian Health
Ivica Zalud, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
Karen Thompson, MD
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Pathology
Kenneth Nakamura, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Anthony Guerrero, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Kenric Murayama, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Vivek Nerurkar, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
JABSOM Directors
Kalani Brady, MD
Associate Professor, Director of Continuing Medical Education
Lawrence Burgess, MD
Professor, Director of the Telehealth Research Institute
Elaine Evans
Director of Development JABSOM
William Haning, MD
Professor, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Richard Kasuya, MD
Professor of Medicine, Interim Director of the Faculty Development Program
Winona Lee, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Imi Ho’ōla Post Baccalaureate Program
Ivy Nip Asano, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Admissions
Jill Omori, MD
Associate Professor, Director of Office of Medical Education
Tina Shelton
Director of Communications, Media & Government Affairs
Cecilia Shikuma, MD
Professor, Director Hawai’i Center for AIDS
William Ward, PhD
Professor, Director of the Institute for Biogenesis Research
Faculty Senate Leadership
Danny Takanishi, Jr, MD
Professor, Faculty Senate President
Maria Chun, PhD
Specialist, Faculty Senate Interim Vice President
Student Representatives
Leimomi Kanagusuku