Kaiser doctor honored for pediatric work
» Dr. David Paperny,
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii adolescent medicine specialist, was recognized nationally at a recent American Academy of Pediatrics conference in San Francisco.
He received the Byron Oberst Award, presented to a Fellow of the Academy who makes a significant contribution to the field of clinical information technology.
Paperny had a leading role in development of pediatric content for Kaiser's HealthConnect program, an online system providing doctors, nurses and members with medical history information.
» The Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Community Grants Program made the following donations to groups helping native Hawaiians: $50,000 to Kulia Na Mamo
to support employment preparation and training to underserved transgendered and homosexual clients; $99,838 to Limu Project
to support coastal habitat restoration in Ewa Beach in collaboration with high school science classes; $75,000 to Moloka'i Occupational Center
to support vocational rehabilitation for economically disadvantaged and developmentally disabled; and $49,003 to the Native Hawaiian Legal Corp.
on behalf of Ahahui o Hawai'i to support the Law School Admissions Test preparation courses and core law class tutorials.
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