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Postgraduate Medical Education Programs

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Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology

Cell and Molecular Biology

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Complementary and Alternative Medicine


Family Medicine and Community Health

Geriatric Medicine

Medical Technology


Native Hawaiian Health

Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health




Public Health Sciences


Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology


School of Medicine

Graduate Programs

Please refer to the department/program sections of the Catalog for more information on each graduate program. Note: Information on the clinical research program is listed under the Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and information on the cell and molecular biology graduate program is located in the “Interdisciplinary Programs” section of the Catalog.

Graduate program inquiries should be directed to the appropriate program chair. General information is available on the web at jabsom.hawaii.edu/JABSOM/admissions/gradDegrees/index.php?l1=gradD.

Biomedical Sciences

Cell and Molecular Biology
Mariana Gerschenson, PhD
Phone: (808) 737-2751
Email: gershen@hawaii.edu
Marla Berry, PhD
Phone: (808) 692-1506
Email: mberry@hawaii.edu
Web: www.hawaii.edu/cmb

Clinical Research
Rosanne Harrigan, EdD
Phone: (808) 692-0909
Email: mscr@hawaii.edu
Web: www2.hawaii.edu/~mscr/

Eric L. Hurwitz, DC, PhD
Phone: (808) 956-7425
Email: ehurwitz@hawaii.edu
Web: www.hawaii.edu/publichealth/

Medical and Molecular Physiology
W. Steven Ward, PhD
Phone: (808) 956-5189
Email: wward@hawaii.edu
Richard Allsopp, PhD
Phone: (808) 692-1412
Email: allsopp@hawaii.edu
Web: www2.jabsom.hawaii.edu/Grad_Physiol/

Tropical Medicine
Sandra Chang, PhD
Phone: (808) 732-1477
Email: sandrac@hawaii.edu
Web: apitmid.hawaii.edu/graduate_studies.html

Public Health
Jay Maddock, PhD
Phone: (808) 956-8267
Email: ogsas@hawaii.edu
Web: www.hawaii.edu/publichealth

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dorothy Craven, MS
Phone: (808) 956-8279
Email: spauh@hawaii.edu
Web: www.hawaii.edu/spauh

Undergraduate Programs

For information on medical technology or communication sciences and disorders, refer to the respective sections of the Catalog.