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Hung Wo and Elizabeth Lau Ching Foundation Award for Faculty Service to the Community

Service Award Winner

Patricia Lanoie Blanchette, headshot

Patricia Lanoie Blanchette
UH Manoa

As chair and professor of the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, Patricia Lanoie Blanchette is a committed leader in gerontology and geriatrics.

Blanchette developed a formal gerontology and geriatric medicine curriculum for medical students to educate them about normal and pathologic human aging, the aging society and the provision of excellent medical care to elders. Her leadership resulted in one of the largest and best academic geriatric programs in the country.

Blanchette also serves on various local and national organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association, Board of Medical Examiners, Hawaiʝi Medical Association, Medical Executive Committee and Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific.

For a decade, the Hung Wo and Elizabeth Lau Ching Foundation Award honored faculty members for significant contributions that strengthened ties between the University of Hawai‘i and the community. The award is no longer given.

Select a recipient for more about that individual.

2007

Linda Cox, headshot
Linda Cox
Manoa
Donnalyn Kalei, headshot
Donnalyn Kalei
Hawai‘i
Roy Kamida, headshot
Roy Kamida
Leeward

2003

Lee Stein, headshot
Lee Stein
Maui
Stephen Wehrman, headshot
Stephen Wehrman
Kapi‘olani

2002

Ralph Kouchi, headshot
Ralph Kouchi
Kaua‘i
Nelda Quensell, headshot
Nelda Quensell
Kapi‘olani