Tanoue Endowed Lecture: “HIV and cardiovascular disease: Getting to the heart of the matter”


March 21st, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for a lecture by Matthew S. Freiberg, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine and Founding Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Clinical Cardiovascular outcomes REsearch And Trials Evaluation (V-C3REATE). He is the West End Home Foundation Scholar and Co-Director, K12 V-SCHoLARS program at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center,
Cardiovascular Medicine Division.

A photo flyer showing Matthew Freiberg, MD, the Roy Tanoue Endowed Lecture speaker.

Tanoue Endowment Background
The Roy T. Tanoue, MD Memorial Endowment was established in 2003 by Dr. Tanoue’s widow, colleagues, patients, friends and family to support an annual lecture at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine by an outstanding academician in some field of clinical medicine.
A well-respected general surgeon, Dr. Roy Tanoue graduated from the University of Hawaiʻi in 1936 and from the University of Chicago School of Medicine in 1940. After postgraduate training in pathology and general surgery at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, he returned to Honolulu in 1950 and joined the faculty of JABSOM in 1969 shortly after the school’s founding.

Dr. Tanoue was the first board certified Japanese-American surgeon to practice in Hawaiʻi.

His long and productive career over the next 46 years included positions of Chief of Staff, Chief of Surgery and Director of Surgical Education at Kuakini Medical Center. He continued to serve on the JABSOM faculty until his retirement in 1996. Dr. Tanoue passed away in August 2000.