Wednesday, July 15, 2015

July 27 Program: "The senior connection at DHS"



Monday, July 27, 2015

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Miyama Main Hall, Harris United Methodist Church
Nuuanu Ave. and South Vineyard Blvd.
Ample parking - driveway off Nuuanu Ave.


11:30 Luncheon (optional): Various Pizzas, Salad, and Dessert—$5.00 Donation

11:55 Welcome, Introductions and Remarks, Larry Geller, President

12:00 Program: "The senior connection at DHS", Rachael Wong, Director, State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.

Dr. Rachael Wong was appointed by Governor David Ige in January 2015 and currently serves as director nominee of the State of Hawaii Department of Human Services. Previously, she was the vice president and chief operating officer of Healthcare Association of Hawaii where she advocated for the state's hospitals, nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospices, and medical equipment suppliers. She has served as executive director of Kokua Mau (Hawaii Hospice & Palliative Care Organization) and the Hawaii Consortium for Integrative Care. Rachael earned a bachelor's degree in East Asian studies and certificate in women's studies from Princeton University, a master's degree in public health from University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a doctorate in public health from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She serves on numerous local and national boards and committees.

1:00 Adjourn