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UH Manoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching

Manoa’s Meritorious Teachers

Lois Magnussen, headshot

Lois Magnussen
School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene

Magnussen is a professor and director of faculty development in the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene.

She is the point person for the Systemwide Nursing Consortium, which has developed an integrated, cohesive and uniform statewide curriculum for nursing.

Demonstrating exemplary leadership in administration, scholarship and instruction, Magnussen believes a nursing teacher should show students how to “think like a nurse” so they can effectively transition into the practice world.

Magnussen has taught at all levels of the curriculum, with current emphasis on working with doctoral students.

The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching recognizes Manoa faculty members who have made significant contributions to teaching and student learning.

Select a recipient for more about that individual or view winners from 2002–2006.


Steven Businger, headshot
Steven Businger
Charles Fletcher, headshot
Charles Fletcher
Geology and Geophysics
Wendell Kekailoa Perry, headshot
Wendell Kekailoa Perry
Hawaiian Studies


Jonathan Deenik, headshot
Jonathan Deenik
Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences
Michael Dunn, headshot
Michael Dunn
Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences
Joel Moffett, headshot
Joel Moffett
Academy for Creative Media
Michael Nassir, headshot
Michael Nassir
Physics and Astronomy


Kate Lingley, headshot
Kate Lingley
Art and Art History


Jane Kadohiro, headshot
Jane Kadohiro
Sankaran Krishna, headshot
Sankaran Krishna
Political Science
Gregg Lizenbery, headshot
Gregg Lizenbery
Theatre and Dance
Lois Yamauchi, headshot
Lois Yamauchi
Educational Psychology


Daphne Desser, headshot
Daphne Desser
David Haymer, headshot
David Haymer
Paula Morelli, headshot
Paula Morelli
Social Work
Amy Schafer, headshot
Amy Schafer
Janet Uyehara, headshot
Janet Uyehara