Tag: Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work

Older women in Hawaiʻi are 57 percent more likely to live in poverty than older men

Older women in Hawaiʻi are 57 percent more likely to live in poverty than older men

June 14, 2017  |  3 Comments
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A new analysis finds that Social Security benefits are especially crucial for older women in Hawaiʻi, who are more likely to live in poverty and less likely to have access to assets or savings in retirement.

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Elizabeth Aparicio elected to national social work board

Elizabeth Aparicio elected to national social work board

April 13, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Assistant Professor Elizabeth Aparicio will focus on supporting Society for Social Work and Research early career members.

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Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

April 5, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Life expectancy at birth in Hawaiʻi has increased consistently over the years.

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Global health researcher Catherine Pirkle selected as a Fulbright Specialist

Global health researcher Catherine Pirkle selected as a Fulbright Specialist

March 10, 2017  |  Comments
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She will lead teacher training at FACISA, and participate in short-term lectures and seminars on topics including early pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and violence against women.

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Health services researcher Tetine Sentell chosen as a Fulbright specialist

Health services researcher Tetine Sentell chosen as a Fulbright specialist

January 18, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Tetine Sentell will collaborate with public health faculty at the University of Medicine in Tirana, Albania.

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Child welfare education collaboration revitalized

Child welfare education collaboration revitalized

December 16, 2016  |  Comments
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HCWEC seeks to provide a training pipeline to develop a highly competent workforce in the challenging child welfare field in the state of Hawaiʻi.

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School of Social Work celebrates 80 years of service

School of Social Work celebrates 80 years of service

November 2, 2016  |  Comments
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The 80th Anniversary Gala honored Elizabeth Jessamine Kauikeolani “Clorinda” Low Lucas, Senator Susie Chun Oakland and the Queen’s Health Systems.

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Interim director at Center on Aging awarded for service

Interim director at Center on Aging awarded for service

October 25, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Pacific Gerontological Society presented Christy Nishita with a Na Lima Kokua award for her outstanding service to gerontological community.

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Office of Public Health hosts UH-Fudan Public Health Summit

Office of Public Health hosts UH-Fudan Public Health Summit

October 3, 2016  |  Comments
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The summit promoted academic exchange and research between UH Manoa and China, highlighting important areas of public health.

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Margaret Perkinson will lead UH Center on Aging

Margaret Perkinson will lead UH Center on Aging

September 6, 2016  |  Comments
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The UH Mānoa Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work has appointed Margaret Perkinson as the director of the Center of Aging.

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