Executive Committee Members


Jerris Hedges, MD, MS, MMM
Dean and Professor of Medicine; Barry & Virginia Weinman Endowed Chair
Executive Team
J. Alan Otsuki, MD, MBA
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Satoru Izutsu Endowed Professor
Mariana Gerschenson, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
Patricia Blanchette, MD, MPH
Interim Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Nancy Foster, MA
Executive Director for Administration, Finance & Operations; Chief Financial Officer
Kelley Withy, MD, PhD
Director for Area Health Education Center
Ivy Nip Asano, MD
Director for Admissions
Lawrence Burgess, MD
Director for Student Affairs
Jill Omori, MD, MPH
Director, Office for Medical Education
Dr. Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, MD
Designated Institutional Official (DIO); Director for Graduate Medical Education programs
S. Kalani Brady, MD, MPH
Director for Faculty Development & Continuing Medical Education
Corinne M. Seymour
Director for Administrative and Fiscal Services
Tina Shelton
Director for Media, Communications and Government Affairs
Julie Inouye
Director for Development and Alumni Engagement
Ed Ohlson
Director for Physical Facilities
Vance Mizuba
Director for Information Technology
Henry L. Lew, MD, PhD, CCC-A
Chair, Communications Sciences and Disorders
Chair, Communications Sciences and Disorders Graduate Program
Takashi Matsui, MD, PhD
Chair, Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology
Marla Berry, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Vivek Nerurkar, PhD
Chair, Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology
John Chen, PhD
Chair, Quantitative Health Sciences
Dick Teshima, MPH
Chair, Medical Technology
Allen “Chip” Hixon, MD, MPH
Chair, Family Medicine and Community Health
Kamal Masaki, MD
Chair, Geriatric Medicine
Elizabeth Tam, MD
Chair, Internal Medicine
Joseph “Keawe” Kaholokula, PhD
Chair, Native Hawaiian Health
Ivica Zalud, MD, PhD
Chair, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
Karen Thompson, MD
Chair, Pathology
Kenneth Nakamura, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Anthony Guerrero, MD
Chair, Psychiatry
Kenric Murayama, MD, PhD
Chair, Surgery
Sue Steinmann, MD
Director for Hyperbaric Treatment Center
Violet Horvath, PhD
Director for Pacific Disabilities Center
Sandra Chang, PhD
Chair, Tropical Medicine Graduate Program
Michelle Talquist Seidel, PhD
Chair, Cell & Molecular Biology Graduate Program
Monika Ward, PhD
Chair, Developmental & Reproductive Biology Graduate Program
Katalin Csiszar, PhD
Chair, Clinical Translational Research & Quantitative Health Sciences Graduate Program