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Dr Scott Harvey is working to reduce maternal mortality

Our faculty Dr Scott Harvey is working with the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health and Hawaiʻi lawmakers to reduce the number of women dying in Hawaiʻi during childbirth. Mothers in Hawaiʻi — like the United States as a whole — are dying of pregnancy-related complications, or maternal

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Senator Kai Kahele visits our Department

Senator Kai Kahele visited our Department on December 10, 2018, meeting with our Chair, faculty, and key KMCWC leaders. As a representative of the 1st Senatorial District and the chair of the Senate Higher Education Committee, Dr. Kahele was interested in learning about our departmental efforts to

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Opiod-Use Disorders in Pregnancy

Our very own Dr Tricia Wright is the editor of a new book about opiod-use disorders in pregnancy and management guidelines for improving outcomes. You can get it on Kindle now, or pre-order it in paperback. Links: Amazon | Cambridge Press This book will help readers gain

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The Sandi Portnoy Lecture in Gynecologic Oncology

In memory of Sandi Portnoy, who dedicated her life fighting for women’s rights, Hawai‘i lawyer and University of Hawai‘i Regent Jeff Portnoy, Esq. sponsored a UH JABSOM Department of Ob/Gyn grand rounds lecture on a women’s health issue

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Hawai’i’s 2017 “Physician of the Year” Goes to…

Dr. Ivica Zalud, Professor and Department Chair of the UH Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health, was recognized as the 2017 “Physician of the Year” by the Hawaii Medical Association (HMA). On Saturday, October 7, Dr. Zalud received the honor at the 2017 Ola Pono Ike

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