University of Hawaii

Course Materials

Fall 2023

September 30: Session 1

Rheumatoid Arthritis: New and Continuing Treatments
Dr. Mary Ann Antonelli, Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, JABSOM; Associate Chief of Staff for Education & Chief of Rheumatology, VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System

Handout #1 - What is Rheumatoid Arthritis

Strengthening Your Spine
Dr. Ferdinand K. Hui, Chief, Division of Neurointerventional Surgery, Queen's Medical Center

Handout #1 - Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty

October 7: Session 2

What to Expect When You're Undergoing Surgery
Dr. Susan Steinemann, Professor of Surgery, Director of Faculty Affairs and Graduate Medical Education, JABSOM

Handout #1 - Patients Are Why We're Here

Cancer Survivorship: Dos and Don'ts
Dr. Naoto T. Ueno, Director and Professor of Medicine, University of Hawaii Cancer Center

Handout #1 - Empower Patients and Health Care Professionals to Make Decisions Together

October 14: Session 3

Updates in Breast Cancer
Dr. Jodi Kagihara, Assistant Clinical Professor, JABSOM

Handout #1 - Breast Cancer Screening

Prostate Disease and Cancer
Dr. Charles Kim, Chief of Urology, Pali Momi Medical Center

Handout #1 - Prostate Problems

October 21: Session 4

Constipation: The Movie (it just hasn't come out yet)
Dr. Shari Kogan, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, JABSOM; Geriatrician, Queen's Medical Center

Handout #1 - Concerned About Constipation?

Get Your Plate in Shape
Leticia Nagata, Clinical Dietician, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Handout #1 - Get Your Plate in Shape Activity Worksheet

Handout #2 - The Healthy Plate

Handout #3 - Food and Activity Diary

Handout #4 - Healthy Diet, Healthy Body

Handout #5 - The Mediterranean Healthy Plate

Handout #6 - The Plant-Based Healthy Plate

Handout #7 - Personal Action Plan

October 28: Session 5

Exercise as Medicine
Dexter Dai, Clinical Director/Physical Therapist, OrthoSport Hawaii

Handout #1 - Five Tips to Help You Stay Motivated to Exercise

Handout #2 - Four Types of Exercise Can Improve Your Health and Physical Ability

Pandemics: Past, Present, and Future
Dr. Virginia Hinshaw, Chancellor Emeritus, UH Manoa; Professor (Retired), Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and Pharmacology, JABSOM

Handout #1 - Vaccinate Your Family