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Ethan Caldwell and Richard Rath Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: Name Ethan Caldwell and Richard Rath Campus, Dept Mānoa, Department of Ethnic Studies Category Dedication to teaching and their students Why is this faculty member worthy of your nomination? Two Ethnic Studies faculty members, Prof. Ethan Caldwell and Prof. Richard Rath, have worked collaboratively with the students in their classes since late March to construct a well-used webpage (http://udigix.net/shaarli/) of resources in rapid response to the needs UH students and the larger community faced as a result of the crises [...]

2020-05-13T15:11:06-10:00May 13, 2020|Stepping Up|

Dr. Richard Jones Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination:   NameDr. Richard JonesCampus, DeptUH-West OahuCategoryCreate bio-based products to reduce the spread of COVID-19Why is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?Dr. Richard Jones, V.E.T.S. program director is collaborating with faculty, staff, students, and community partners to create 3D-printed face shield headbands and face masks in an effort to address a shortage and need for personal protective equipment (PPE) for Oʻahu’s front line medical workers. For the past 6-weeks, Dr. Jones has been busy supporting Queens-West Medical with their PPE [...]

2020-05-01T14:18:15-10:00May 1, 2020|Stepping Up|

Malia Nobrega Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: NameMalia NobregaCampus, DeptDeanʻs office HawaiʻinuiākeaCategoryProducing a daily show called Lei Anuenue, organizing speakers and interviewing them on fb live. Creating Hawaiian language and culturally based lessons for eveyone.Why is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?Malia Nobrega Olivera has risen to the position of Director of Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement & Loli Aniau, Makaʻala Aniau (LAMA), because of her 20+ years of experience in Hawaiian language, and cultural practice, and her broad social networks in local Hawaiian and global [...]

2020-05-01T14:15:01-10:00May 1, 2020|Stepping Up|

Victoria Fan Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: NameVictoria FanCampus, DeptManoa, Public HealthCategoryAssisting the local response focusing on synergizing efforts on PPEWhy is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?Victoria Fan has supported the Behavioral Health and Homelessness Statewide Unified Response Group (BHHSURG) which has:Tracking federal guidance and translating to clinical and operational guidance for providers as the COVID-19 situation evolves to ensure continuity of care and coverage while maintaining safetyCoordinating and responding to support and supply requests for BHH providers including for PPEDeveloping screening tools for COVID-19 [...]

2020-05-01T14:19:24-10:00May 1, 2020|Stepping Up|

Thomas Lee Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: NameThomas LeeCampus, DeptPublic HealthCategoryAdvising highest level of state government on policies to implement using data and evidence from frontier epidemiologic modelsWhy is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?Dr Thomas Lee is using data and evidence from frontier epidemiologic models and has developed trust and partnership at highest level of state government through the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency ESF8 work group on policies to implement regarding next steps for our state's COVID-19 response Do you know of other faculty worthy [...]

2020-05-01T14:19:49-10:00May 1, 2020|Stepping Up|

Konstantina Rose Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: NameKonstantina RoseCampus, DeptAllied HealthCategoryPutting themselves in harm's wayWhy is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?She is putting together a testing/screening and educational program for the homeless on Maui in collaboration the HMRC, Salvation Army and UHMC. In addition she has offered her mental health expertise to our nurses and student nurses as they risk their lives and have fallen ill during this crisis. Do you know of other faculty worthy of nomination? Fill the form below or open it [...]

2020-05-01T14:09:29-10:00May 1, 2020|Stepping Up|

UHPA members of Department of Learning Design & Technology stepping up

Submitted Nomination: NameDepartment of Learning Design and TechnologyCampus, DeptLTECCategoryProviding Professional Development Regarding Online Learning Across the StateWhy is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?The LTEC department has risen to the occasion by providing training and resources to both the UH System and K-12 Schools across the state. Examples include: Open and live training on Zoom, Laulima, Flipgrid, and other tools staffed by both Department faculty and volunteer LTEC students; Michael Menchaca collaborated with Hanahau'oli and Lili'uokalani Trust to provide live, online [...]

2020-05-01T14:07:13-10:00May 1, 2020|Stepping Up|

Lawrence Nitz Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: NameLawrence NitzCampus, DeptPolitical ScienceCategorycontributing to safe reopening of Hawai'i's economyWhy is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?Dr. Nitz is working on a project to generate guidelines for the safe re-opening of Hawai'i's restaurants. This project contributes both to food security by calling on local sources and to economic recovery.Any other comments?Dr. Nitz has a long history of conducting research with practical benefit to local communities. He recently received the College of Social Sciences award for applied research for his [...]

2020-05-01T14:03:03-10:00May 1, 2020|Stepping Up|

Joy K. L. Andrade nominated for addressing mental health issues

Submitted Nomination: NameJoy K. L. AndradeCampus, DeptJohn A. Burns School of Medicine, PsychiatryCategorythe top 3: dedication to teach; harm's way; innovationsWhy is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?Joy K. L. Andrade, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She is currently the Assistant Director of Medical Education and Patient Care (DMEPC) for the psychiatric services in the Emergency Room of the Queen’s Medical Center (QMC). She is [...]

2020-04-16T11:27:52-10:00April 16, 2020|Stepping Up|

Cheryl Maeda and Joyce Yamada nominated for making masks

Submitted Nomination: NameCheryl Maeda and Joyce YamadaCampus, DeptUH Maui (Cheryl - Fashion Technology Program Coordinator); Joyce (Faculty & Staff Development Coordinator, Associate Professor)CategorySewing custom-designed non-surgical masks for front line workersWhy is this faculty member worthy of your nomination?The UHMC Mask Making Project is led by Fashion Technology Program Coordinator Cheryl Maeda and includes mask makers from Maui College Fashion Technology (FT) students (Current students: Emily Engh, Joy Tabon, Lia King and Alma Hieda; Other students and alumni are also sewing masks independently [...]

2020-04-16T11:27:45-10:00April 16, 2020|Stepping Up|
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