Community Involvement and Training

Community Involvement and Training

 

  • License ~1400 clinical laboratory scientists.
  • License ~100 medical review officers for substance abuse testing.
  • Certifies 3 forensic blood alcohol and 8 drug abuse laboratories.
  • Trains law enforcement supervisors on breath alcohol testing.
  • Trains University of Hawaii and Kapiolani Community College students.
  • Hosts workshops and trade demonstrations in laboratory science.
  • Provided Highlands Intermediate Science Fair with judges for the last 5 years.
  • Emergency response exercises & training with HFD, county, state, & federal law enforcement.
  • Provided volunteers to Hawaii schools statewide during annual “Stop Flu at School” campaigns.
  • Leads the Hawaii Laboratory Response Network.
  • Certifies local and mainland labs that perform drinking water testing for Hawaii.
  • Provide adjunct faculty to area colleges and universities.
  • Provides 1-year training and 2-year research fellowships in emerging infectious disease through APHL.
  • Periodically provides paid, volunteer, and/or for-credit internships.