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UHP and JABSOM celebrate 15 faculty professors for tenure and promotion

September 23, 2018 —

Pictured: Those attending a lunch honoring the newly promoted faculty.

Contributed by: Lori Emery, Faculty & Professional Development Program Manager

Please join us in congratulating 15 faculty members who received tenure and/or promotion this year. We are very proud of this major accomplishment in their academic career and we value each of their special contributions that help make the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawaiʻi such a special place to learn and work!

* = JABSOM faculty who are affiliated with UHP. 

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Stephanie Nishimura, PhD
Promotion to Associate Specialist

CELL & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Olivier Le Saux, PhD
Promotion to Professor

COMPLEMENTARY & INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE
Youping Deng, PhD
Tenure (at Professor rank)

FAMILY MEDICINE & COMMUNITY HEALTH
* Chien-Wen Tseng, MD
Promotion to Professor

MEDICINE
Dennis Bolger, MD
Promotion to Associate Professor

Reid Ikeda, MD
Promotion to Associate Professor

NATIVE HAWAIIAN HEALTH 
Alika Maunakea, PhD
Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor

OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY & WOMEN’S HEALTH
Mary Tschann, PhD
Promotion to Assistant Researcher

*Reni Soon, MD
Promotion to Associate Professor

*Ann Chang, MD
Promotion to Associate Professor

*Bliss Kaneshiro, MD
Promotion to Professor

PSYCHIATRY
*Daniel Alicata, MD
Promotion to Professor

Jeanelle Sugimoto-Matsuda, DrPH
Promotion to Associate Professor

TROPICAL MEDICINE, MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY & PHARMACOLOGY
Kalpana Tata, PhD
Promotion to Associate Professor

Lishomwa Ndhlovu, MD, PhD
Promotion to Professor

For more information about the promotion and tenure process, go to http://jabsom.hawaii.edu/faculty/facdev/appt-promo-tenure/ or contact Lori Emery . JABSOM promotion and tenure workshops are held in spring and summer. UH workshops are held in summer and fall.

For the complete 2018 UH Manoa promotion and tenure list, go to:
https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2018/06/13/uh-2018-tenure-and-promotion-list/