December 1, 2022
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Thompson School Events

Public Health Studies: Oceans and Human Health Connections and Strategic Directions

Celebrate the Chin Sik & Hyun Sook Chung Endowed Chair on Friday, December 2, 2022 from 1-2 PM HST on Zoom.
To learn more about the endowment, visit here.

From Micro to Macro: A Provider's Guide to
Legislative Advocacy

Join Michael McGee, John Valera, Judith Clark, and Heather Lusk on Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 12-2 PM HST on Zoom for a webinar on how to: 
  1. Identify the policymakers in the Hawai’i legislative that create substance use and prevention policy;
  2. Be able to write and submit testimony regarding substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery; &
  3. Report policy changes to peers and colleagues and recommend additional areas for input and advocacy
Up to two CE credits available

Volunteer Opportunities

The Philippine Pre-Medical Association of Hawaiʻi (PPMAH) Holiday Canned Food Drive

The Philippine Pre-Medical Association of Hawaiʻi (PPMAH) and their Outreach team are coordinating a holiday canned food drive. Food will be distributed to homeless shelters in Waipahu. If you are interested in donating, please fill out the form here. The last day to donate will be Friday, December 16. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Nikky at

Professional Development & Research

National Institute on Aging Director’s Regional Meeting

The National Institute on Aging will be sponsoring a virtual Director’s Regional Meeting on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, 9:30 AM-1 PM HST. We invite you to the half-day meeting on research and training for individuals new to aging research and those underrepresented in aging research. Please join us to learn more about research and training opportunities.

Fall 2022 Public Health Undergraduate Summit

On Thursday, December 1st from 4pm-6pm HST in the BioMed D-Courtyard, 27 of our BA Public Health students will be presenting posters of their Applied Learning Experience literature reviews (4pm-5pm) and 40 of our graduating Public Health undergraduates will present posters based on their completed projects (5pm-6pm). Light refreshments provided, masks requested. 

The Global Health Conference of the Americas

Join Florida International University virtually from Wednesday, November 30, 2022 to Friday, December 2, 2022 for The Global Health Conference of the Americas. This is an annual event that convenes leading public health, medical, and academic experts to discuss global health challenges and opportunities to improve the health of communities. Presented by the Global Health Consortium at FIU's Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work in partnership with their partners and sponsors.  View At-A-Glance Conference Agenda

 30-Minute Skill-Building Webinar

Grab a cup of coffee and join the Hawaiʻi Health Data Warehouse (HHDW) on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11am HST. We will cover the Hawaiʻi Cancer Plan (HCP) 2030 tracker in Hawai‘i Health Matters. HHDW is a partnership between the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health and the Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

The White House Fellows Program

On November 30, please join Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander White House Fellows alumni for an introduction to one of America’s most prestigious leadership and public service programs. Learn how to apply to the White House Fellows program, explore selection criteria, and ask for advice from alumni panelists. 

The Class of 2023-2024 application is now open through 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, January 6, 2023

2023 Hawai'i Pacific Health Summer Student Research Program (SSRP)

Student applications are now available for the 2023 Hawai'i Pacific Health Summer Student Research Program (SSRP), June 19 - August 11. Over the course of this exciting eight-week program, twelve undergraduate students will be given invaluable, hands-on experiences in medicine and clinical research. Applications and supporting documents must be submitted (or postmarked for mailed pieces) by Monday, January 16, 2023.

Thompson School Info Sessions

DSW Program Sessions

Interested in learning more about our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Master of Social Work (MSW), and PhD in Social Welfare programs? Come join us at our free info sessions.
To learn more and RSVP, click here. 

Employment Opportunities

OPHS Student Services Specialist--Advisor 

We are seeking a Student Services Specialist – Advisor to support us with our graduate student advising needs. This position is expected to begin approximately January 2023 or soon thereafter. Application deadline: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Thompson School and JABSOM Graduate Assistant

We are seeking a graduate assistant to assist with the Micronesians Advancing in the Health Professions program. Applicants must be a classified degree-seeking student in a Masters or PhD program in Health, Social Work, Public Health, Pacific Island Studies, Hawaiian Studies, Nutrition, Nursing, Medicine, Law, Education, Sociology, or related field under UHM Graduate Division. Application deadline: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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OPHS Graduate Research Assistant--Evaluation Team (Up to 3 Positions Available)

We are seeking a graduate research assistant to assist with various projects and tasks under the Hawai‘i Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Division (CDPHPD). Applicants must be a Classified degree-seeking student in a Masters or PhD program in Public Health, Social Work, or related field under UH Graduate Division. Application deadline: Friday, December 16, 2022

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UCLA Fielding School of Public Health: Assistant Professor Pacific Islander/Native Hawaii Health

UCLA invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Applicants must hold a PhD or other equivalent terminal degree (e.g. DrPH, EdD, DSc, MD, JD) by July 1, 2022.
Application deadline: Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

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Additional Job postings from UH Alumni:

Social Worker V (Women’s Court/Female/PO/DL) - Honolulu, O`ahu

Category: Social Work / Public Health
Location: Honolulu, HI

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Substance Abuse Counselor IV (Juvenile Client Services)(DL) - Honolulu, O`ahu

Category: Social Work / Public Health
Location: Honolulu, HI

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Social Worker IV (PO/DL) - Kaua`i

Category: Social Work / Public Health
Location: Lihu`e, HI

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