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Alumna to deliver annual interprofessional homecoming lecture at Creighton University

Dr. MauCreighton University alumna, Marjorie K. Leimomi Mala Mau, BS’81 MD’85, is the featured speaker for Creighton’s second annual homecoming interprofessional continuing education program.

The lecture, “The Promise of Public Participation in the Research Enterprise to Eliminate Health Disparities: Experiences from the Council of Public Representatives,” will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Hixson-Lied Auditorium in Creighton’s Harper Center followed by a Q&A session with a panel discussion. The event is presented by Creighton University Alumni Relations and Health Sciences Continuing Education is free and open to the public. Registration is requested at 2017homecominglecture.eventbrite.com.

Dr. Mau graduated from Creighton’s College of Arts and Sciences in 1981 and the School of Medicine in 1985. She is the founding chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu. It is the first department in a U.S.-accredited medical school dedicated to indigenous health. She is the first Native Hawaiian woman to be awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians and is board certified in both internal medicine and endocrinology.

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