Alumni Blog: All

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Chuong Tran, M.D.

10.23.14

My road to medicine started early in life, inspired by my grandfather who was a family physician and my role model.

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10/23/2014 at 9:02pm

Kaipo Perez III, Ph.D.

09.19.14

I studied the flora and fauna at Kahaluˈu Bay, Hawaiˈi so that these resources may be forever perpetuated. 

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09/19/2014 at 9:31am

Derek Wong, M.P.H., M.B.A.

08.27.14

Growing up, I thought life would be just to graduate high school, major something in the health sciences, continue to medical school, be a doctor, and that’s it.  

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08/28/2014 at 9:38am

Victoria Tan, M.D.

07.22.14

I dreamed of being a doctor since high school. At the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM), I decided to major in biology because I had an interest in medicine, but also because my interest was in that subject. 

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07/22/2014 at 10:50am

Robert Nelson, M.S., M.F.A.

06.17.14

I am a science filmmaker who started, and currently runs, a company called Untamed Science. That means I take topics in science and I find ways to make interesting and engaging films about them.

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06/17/2014 at 12:48pm

Yasmin Dar Fasi, M.A.

04.10.14

My heart has always been and always will be in the field of science. It's definitely the coolest major to have ;) However, I knew that my real passion was always in television and entertainment. 

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06/17/2014 at 11:35am

James Morioka

03.19.14

Last year, I spent the summer at Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands conducting Hawaiian monk seal research as a marine biologist.  It truly was the greatest experience of my life.

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05/23/2014 at 9:25am

Knewton Sakata, M.D.

11.11.13

On December 24, 1999, a car accident left my life hanging by a thread. My stint in the trauma ICU sparked my interest in medicine. After taking a semester off to recuperate, I returned to UH Mānoa to receive my BA in Biology through the College of Natural Sciences.

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05/23/2014 at 9:24am

Jasmine Infante, Pharm.D., R.Ph.

05.23.14

I was born and raised in Hawaii in a low to middle-income family.  My parents made many sacrifices to provide a good private school education for my two siblings and me.  They instilled in me a desire to improve myself through education and experiences. 

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05/23/2014 at 9:24am