Right now in Hawaii, almost 400 people are waiting to receive a kidney transplant. Learn what is involved in the kidney transplant process and find out how everyday people have become real-life superheroes – saving lives by becoming living donors.
Gain an understanding of the entire process, including the benefits of living donations for kidney recipients, the possible risks of donation and the evaluation process for potential living donors.
Join Makoto Ogihara, MD, transplant surgeon, and the team from The Queen’s Transplant Center. Hear from Hawaii heroes who have donated a kidney. And meet the people who are here today because of those gifts. They will share their personal stories and answer your questions.
Reservations are required. To register online, click here. Or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117. Parking is available for a $5 flat rate in the Physicians Office Building I parking garage.
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Place: The Queen's Conference Center at Queen's - Punchbowl
Please join Michael A. McMann, MD, FAAO, founder and Medical Director of the McMann Eye Institute.
Dr. McMann will discuss:
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)
Place: The Queen's Medical Center - West O'ahu Main Lobby
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. According to the National Institutes of Health, there are approximately 795,000 strokes in the U.S. each year; and stroke causes more serious long-term disabilities, from paralysis to speaking problems, than any other disease.
What is a stroke? Are you at risk? What steps can you take to help prevent a stroke? Find out more with Rony Salem, MD, vascular neurologist at The Queen’s Medical Center.
Learn how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke and how to act “FAST” to minimize the harm a stroke can cause. And hear about the newest developments in stroke treatment, including endovascular therapy.
Reservations are required. To register online, click here. Or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117. Parking is available for a $5 flat rate in the Physicians Office Building I, Physicians Office Building III (closest to conference center) and Miller parking garages.
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Place: The Queen's Conference Center at Queen’s – Punchbowl