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Welcome to the Western Region

The Western Region is composed of the following: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming and Washington State.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Winona K. Lee, MD
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM)
(808) 692-1030
winonal@hawaii.edu

Regional News

Many of our members continue to serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in areas of health, education, research, social justice, and advocacy. We thank you for your service and are here to support you!

If you are interested in joining NAMME as a new member, please contact our Membership Chair, Ms. Robin Johnson, at rjohnson@westernu.edu for more information. 


Black Lives Matter Statement

As members of the Western Region National Association of Medical Minority Educators (WR NAMME), we come together as health professionals, educators, administrators, and leaders in solidarity and in support of Black Lives Matter. We denounce racism in all forms and are committed to expanding our education and advocacy efforts to dismantle institutional racism, end racial violence, and achieve health equity for all.


Save The Date

Our Western Region Business Meeting and Professional Development Conference will be held virtually on September 24th, 2021. Details are forthcoming!


2019 Year in Review Newsletter

Download the complete newsletter here

WR NAMME live webinars

  • 2018 Candid Conversations to Cultivate Student and Faculty Wellness
  • 2019 Advocating for our Diverse Students

Board Member

Western Region Officers

Director – Winona K. Lee, MD
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM)
(808) 692-1030
winonal@hawaii.edu

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Secretary – Marcos Villa
Western University of Health Sciences

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Treasurer – OPEN

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Director-Elect – OPEN

Western Region Committee Chairs

Budget & Finance – OPEN

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Communications – Kimberly Yamauchi, MPA
University of Hawaii, JABSOM

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Elections/Nominations – OPEN

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Legal/Legislative Affairs – Sachi Kaulukukui, MS
University of Hawaii, JABSOM

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Membership – Robin Johnson
Western University of Health Sciences

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Scholarship/Awards – Sasha Fernandes, MD
University of Hawaii, JABSOM

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Program Chair – Vanessa Wong, MD, MS
University of Hawaii, JABSOM

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