Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


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Danny M. Takanishi, Jr., MD, FACS, FSSO
Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs


The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs assists the Dean in overseeing all of the education operations at JABSOM. This position is responsible for addressing strategic educational program development and alignment of JABSOM across all pre-clinical and clinical departments. The ADAA focuses on the continuum of education, including post-baccalaureate (ʻ Imi Hoʻ ola) program, medical school, residency/fellowship, and post-graduation continuing medical educational formats, as well as the educational support service provided to students, residents and faculty. The ADAA is also responsible for working with and mentoring faculty members from all departments regarding the unique JABSOM curriculum and integration of their teaching effort through the JABSOM departments.


Contact Dr. Takanishi at email, or by phone at (808) 692-0886.