The Brigham Young University–Hawaii Health Center is centrally located and provides medical care to all students, their dependents, and DMBA Managed Care participants who have identified the University doctor as their primary care provider. Staffing includes a board-certified family practice physician, a physician assistant, registered nurses, medical assistants, and a full front office staff. Most health conditions can be treated at the Health Center, and specialty care is referred out to a network of specialists.
Our mission statement is to provide quality health care in a safe and educational environment by:
- Providing optimal quality health care to students and their dependents and to faculty, staff, and their dependents.
- Providing a safe, clean and confidential environment where patients feel secure, satisfied and cared for.
- Creating an atmosphere where employees can continually learn and progress in their individual areas of specialty.
- Maintaining long-term physical, mental and spiritual well being of our patients by providing education and training in preventive care.
- Working with campus departments to help maintain a safe and efficient working and learning environment.
There is an active measles outbreaks in the Pacific in Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and Fiji, and it is spreading. The latest information comes from New Zealand according the the Staradvertiser. If you have upcoming international travel plans, please ensure you are properly vaccinated for measles (MMR vaccine). If you have traveled internationally recently, the State of Hawaii Department of Health has information about the disease, transmission, signs and symptoms, and prevention.
As a campus community, let's work together to keep measles under control.