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Ma named interim dean of DKICP

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Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015
Contact: Jerry Chang, (808) 932-7339

For Immediate Release

University of Hawai’i at Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney today announced the
appointment of Dr. Carolyn Ma as interim dean of the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) effective August 21, 2015.

Ma joined DKICP in 2007 as the clinical education coordinator, and in 2009 became chair for pharmacy practice. She is currently in charge of operations, faculty and residents for the DKICP on O’ahu, Maui and Kaua`i. She previously served
as a pharmacy management consultant for various hospitals, including Stanford
Hospitals and Clinics.

“Carolyn has played a key role in the growth and development of the College,”
Straney said. “That experience, combined with her extensive background in clinical and pharmaceutical administration, will help ensure continuity as we search for a permanent dean.”

Ma received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of California at San Francisco. She completed a Clinical Pharmacy Residency at Thomas Jefferson
University Hospital and an Oncology Pharmacy Specialty Residency at The Hospital
of the University of Pennsylvania. She practiced as a Board Certified Oncology
Pharmacist at The Queens Medical Center in Honolulu and went on to serve as vice
president for Clinical Program Development for AmMed International in Hong Kong.

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