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VIDEO: Professor of Native Hawaiian Health Marjorie Mau, MD receives Alumni Merit Award from Creighton University
Pictured: UH-JABSOM Professor and Kalani High School graduate Dr. Marjorie Mau receives award recognizing her work and service to the community by Creighton University President the Rev. Daniel Hendrickson on Sept. 15.
From Creighton University News Release and UH Med Now Staff
Dr. Mau, one of only three women to receive the alumni merit award in the school’s history, was also asked to deliver a keynote lecture on Public Participation in Research to Address Health Disparities.
Mau is professor and founding chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. The first Native Hawaiian woman board-certified in both endocrinology and internal medicine, Mau is also the first woman to be selected as a master in the American College of Physicians in the state of Hawai’i. She is currently director of research in the Department of Native Hawaiian Health and is principal investigator of multiple grants at the University of Hawai’i, where she has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the last 25 years.