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Medical School’s Dr. Kaholokula Appointed Trustee of Queen’s Health System Board
The Queen’s Health Systems has appointed Joseph Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula as a member of its Board of Trustees. Dr. Kaholokula is professor and chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawaiʻi .
THE QUEEN’S HEALTH SYSTEMS (QHS) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1985 to fulfill the intent of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to provide quality health care services to improve the well-being of Native Hawaiians and all of the people of Hawaiʻi. QHS is Hawai‘i’s oldest family of health care-related companies, with some 6,000 employees at The Queen’s Medical Center, The Queen’s Medical Center – West O’ahu, The Queen’s Health Care Centers, Queen Emma Land Company, Queen’s Development Corporation, Queen’s Insurance Exchange, Inc., Molokaʻi General Hospital and North Hawaiʻi Community Hospital, and has ownership interests in CareResource Hawaiʻi, Hamamatsu/Queen’s PET Imaging Center, and Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Inc.
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About Dr. Kaholokula
Dr. Kaholokula’s past awards include:
The NCMHD/NIH nominee for Presidential Early Stage Career Award for Scientists, 2009.
The Judy E. Hall, Ph.D. Early Career Psychologist Award, 2007.
2005-2009: National Center of Minority Health and Health Disparities Scholar, 2007.
National Center of Minority Health and Health Disparities Scholar, 2005-2009.