2013 World AIDS Day Memorial Services
On Sunday, December 1 the HIV/AIDS Community came together at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu to recognize World AIDS Day. Reverend Drew Kovach, MD was the services special speaker and Kananiokeakua School of Hula and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu provided entertainment. The Department of Health also presented it’s 10th Annual Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award to Dr. Dominic Chow.
For over 15 years Dr. Chow has dedicated himself to caring for indi-viduals affected by HIV/AIDS. He is an HIV expert at the Hawai‘i Center for AIDS Program, is the Medical Director for the Clint Spencer Clinic, a multi-specialty clinic focusing on the care of individuals infected with HIV and its com-plications, a primary care provider at the Queen Emma Clinic, and a board member at the Life Foundation.
Since 2002, Dr. Chow has been the Associate Program Director, Am-bulatory Care in HIV Fellowship Program at the John A. Burns School of Medi-cine. He is funded to do research projects by the National Institutes of Health and has published more than 40 research articles. He is a renowned local, na-tional, and international lecturer on HIV.
Dr. Chow is an active participant in the training of medical students and medical residents at the John A. Burns School of Medicine and has served as mentor to students and junior researchers. He provides HIV expertise through the continuing education of Hawai‘i’s practicing healthcare providers and is committed to the care of HIV-infected patients to ensure they receive optimal therapies. Dr. Chow is also an outstanding leader in the UH Internal Medicine and Pediatric Residency Programs, receiving the University of Hawaii Pediatric Residency Program Faculty Teaching Award in 2005.