Our graduate programs offer MS and PhD training in speech language pathology and several biomedical sciences disciplines including: cell and molecular biology, clinical research, developmental and reproductive biology, and tropical medicine. In addition to graduate programs focusing on a single discipline, an interdisciplinary graduate program is offered in Neuroscience.
Graduate faculty from the School of Medicine as well as several cooperating institutions including the Cancer Center of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Biosciences Research Center, are involved in a wide range of research projects, from the molecular processes involved in embryo formation to the antioxidant properties of trace elements that may play a role in aging and disease susceptibility.
Certain programs provide research and training addressing health disparities in Asian and Pacific Islander populations. Research is carried out in the state-of-the-art BioScience Building located at the School of Medicine’s Kakaʻako facilty which has received national recognition by the U.S. Green Building Council.