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USDA Invests in telehealth network between American Samoa and the University of Hawaii

American Samoa is a US Territory located 2,600 miles from Hawaii and shut down its border to all commercial flights and shipping on March 13, 2020 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to its 55,000 residents. This left the OBGYN physicians and pregnant women in American Samoa

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Dr. Maykin weighs in on COVID vaccine safety in pregnant people-Scientific American

  Dr. Melanie Maykin, MFM Fellow, was recently interviewed by Scientific American on the controversial subject of COVID vaccination during pregnancy. Read the full article here. 

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MI-Home Program News

Our Midwifery Integrated Home Visitation (MI-Home) Program, which provides family planning, prenatal, postpartum, and lactation care in people’s homes, shelters, safe spaces, and via telemedicine has received an excellent evaluation from AlohaCare, the funding institution. MI-Home leaders Le’a Minton and Dr. Men-Jean Lee were praised for achieving outstanding

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Clinical Faculty Service Recognition: Dr. Peter McNally

Following Dr. Peter McNally’s retirement from clinical practice, we gratefully paused to recognize his dedicated service to our Department as Assistant Clinical Professor on January 13, 2021. Dr. McNally has been an inspiring role model for many decades. His exemplary teaching and mentoring has played a key

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Clinical Faculty Service Recognition: Dr. Kenneth Perske, Jr

On December 23, 2020, we recognized Dr. Kenneth Perske, Jr who retired from our Clinical faculty following many years of dedicated service to the Department. Dr. Perske’s invaluable contributions will continue in the lives and practice of the countless students and residents he has taught.    

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