Support the UH Psychiatry and HPMA Team for 2015 NAMIWalks

Aloha Kākou!

I would like to encourage you all to support the Joint UH Psych Department/HPMA NAMI Walks 2015 team! I’m excited to announce that we will be walking together with HPMA members and the UH Psych Department. It should be a great opportunity to network for everyone, and a fun event for a great cause. If you are interested and available, please join our team to be present at the walk (no cost to register). Please also consider donating if you are able to do so in order to help our team reach its goal of $1000. Family and friends are also more than welcome!

Location: Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds – Sky Gate
Date: Sat Oct 3
Distance: 5K
Check-in: 8:00 am
Start Time: 9:00 am
Register to walk and/or donate:

September 2015 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Announcements and Recognition:
    • William F. Haning III, M.D. will be serving, in addition to his roles at DoP, as the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at JABSOM.
    • Congratulations to William F. Haning III and M.D., and Junji Takeshita, MD who were installed as members of the American College of Psychiatrist (ACP) and Iqbal Ahmed, M.D., a Clinical Professor with Psychiatry, who was advanced to the level of Fellow.
    • Jon Streltzer, M.D. was awarded the title of Emeritus Professor
    • 2015 Honolulu Magazine edition of Top Doctors (
      • Psychiatry: Brett Lu, M.D. and Jon Streltzer, M.D.
      • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: Barry Carlton, M.D.
      • Geriatric Psychiatry: Junji Takeshita, M.D.
      • Includes a JABSOM insert with interviews with Naleen Andrade, M.D. and Jack McDermott, M.D., former Chairs of Psychiatry
  • Publications:
    • Smith, L. M., Dias, S., LaGasse, L. L., Wouldes, T., Derauf, C., Newman, E., Arria, A., Huestis, M. A., Haning, W., Strauss, A., Grotta, S. D., Dansereau, L. M., Neal, C., & Lester, B. M. (2015). Developmental and behavioral consequences of prenatal methamphetamine exposure: A review of the Infant Development, Environment, and Lifestyle (IDEAL) study. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 51, 35-44. doi:10.1016/
  • Chair’s Updates: