HAWAI`I PATHOLOGY community welcomes Dr. Alan Schiller

Members of Hawai`i’s small but vitally important pathology community gathered at The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to welcome the University of Hawai`i medical school’s new Chair of Pathology, Dr. Alan Schiller.

Pathologists are specially trained physicians who help unlock the secrets of disease. Through observing specimens to detect levels of certain chemicals, hormones, enzymes or other substances in the body, their findings help doctors diagnose illness or determine whether to conduct further study before treatment.

Dr. Schiller said there are only about 50 pathologists practicing in Hawai`i, which likely means they are busy from dawn to dusk–at the very least.

We are pleased some of them were able to come to JABSOM in Kaka`ako to celebrate Dr. Schiller’s arrival.

Enjoy these Flickr slideshow images by photographer Arnold Kameda, using Flash Player, or connect to them directly at (Pathology Welcome Event for Dr. Alan Schiller) UHMED Flickr. Click on individual photos to read captions by Ami Scronce. Read more about Dr. Schiller’s impressive career and contributions to medicine at Faculty Snapshot: Dr. Alan Schiller.

Our primary photo features Dr. Schiller with City of Honolulu Deputy Managing Director Georgette Deemer, representing Mayor Caldwell, and UH Mānoa Chancellor Tom Apple.

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