Annual Report 2021 - Page 2

1 DIRECTOR ’ S MESSAGE
2 50 YEARS OF PROGRESS
8 NEW LEADERSHIP
10 PROVIDING EDUCATION
14 ENGAGING COMMUNITIES
16 CURRENT RESEARCH : COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS
18 CANCER PATIENT CARE
20 AWARDS , HONORS , & ONGOING ACCOMPLISHMENTS
22 ALOHA & MAHALO , DR . HOLCOMBE
23 THE FUTURE OF CANCER RESEARCH
Ho ‘ ola Manamana
The University of Hawai ‘ i Cancer Center fosters diversity , health , and knowledge through our mission to reduce the burden of cancer through research , education , patient care , and community outreach with an emphasis on the unique ethnic , cultural , and environmental characteristics of Hawai ‘ i and the Pacific .
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI ‘ I CANCER CENTER
JOE W . RAMOS , PHD , INTERIM DIRECTOR
ART & PRODUCTION
MANAGING EDITOR : PAULA HIGUCHI , MSW
EDITORS : SHARON SHIGEMASA , MSN , RN , CRISSY TERAWAKI KAWAMOTO , ELIZABETH KUIOKA , LAURA YOUNG , MA , JENA FUNAKOSHI , & HAIDER RIFAAT HUSSAIN
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