surgery at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Wuh is board director of the Hawaii Science and Technology Council (HSTC) and the Hawaii Business and Entrepreneur Acceleration Mentors (HiBEAM).

SYLVIA YUEN

Dr. Yuen is the interim dean and director of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) at the University of Hawaii (UH), the first woman to lead the college. She previously served as the director of the Center on the Family, CTAHR’s associate dean for academic affairs, UH Manoa director of Equal Employment Opportunity, and UH’s employee relations administrator. Her graduate work was conducted at the University of Illinois and the University of Hawaii, and she received additional training at the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, and Harvard University.

Dr. Yuen serves as the PI of the Agricultural Development in the American Pacific (ADAP) program, a consortium of land-grant institutions in the Western Pacific. Her publications have targeted both professional and community audiences, and she and her colleagues have won awards for a data-based Web site, a videotape on families, and other work. She is the recipient of both CTAHR’s and Maryknoll High School’s Outstanding Alumnus Awards, three Excellence in Teaching awards, more than $22 million in grants and contracts, and commendations from the Hawaii State Legislature for distinguished service to the state.



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