Jami Fukui receives Champion of the Year award

November 25, 2019
Laura Young

Jami Fukui, MD, UH Cancer Center assistant researcher, was recognized as a “Champion of the Year” for her outstanding contribution to cancer clinical trials accrual in Hawai‘i. Fukui was awarded at the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference on November 16, at the Kahala Hotel & Resort.

Other “Champions of the Year” awardees included Robyn Morse, CCRC, clinical research associate from Hawaii Pacific Health Research Institute, and Kelly Watanabe, PharmD, research pharmacist from The Queen’s Medical Center. The awards are generously sponsored by the Friends of the UH Cancer Center.

HSCO is a group of oncologists, nurse practitioners, oncology nurses, physician’s assistants, research pharmacists, clinical research associates, and other health professionals. HSCO provides learning, collaboration, and networking opportunities for medical and other health professionals who are committed to improving care for cancer patients across Hawaiʻi.

(left to right) Jami Fukui with Jenai Umetsu and Kate Bryant-Greenwood