John A. Burns School of Medicine is established as a 2 year program of basic medical sciences.
Tropical medicine and medical microbiology were established as a section within the department of medicine.
Research laboratories established to study dengue hemorrhagic fever and malaria.
Tropical medicine faculty received joint appointments in School of Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences.
Tropical medicine elevated to Department status within the medical school.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa Graduate Division approved a graduate program (M.S. and Ph.D.) in Biomedical Sciences with Tropical Medicine as a core discipline.
First graduate of the Tropical Medicine graduate program.
Joseph E. Alicata Award in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease established.
Tropical Medicine hosts annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Tropical Medicine BSL 3 Laboratory Facilities opens.
Department of Pharmacology merges with Tropical Medicine and the department renamed to the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology.
Tropical Medicine moves from Leahi Hospita to the new medical school campus in Kaka’ako.
Tropical Medicine establishes an insectary for the study of vector borne infectious diseases.