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Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching

Teaching Medal Award Winner

Jill Omori, headshot

Jill Omori

Jill Omori is an assistant professor of family medicine and community health.

Her main objectives as a medical educator are to empower and inspire her students to want to be more than just good doctors, but rather great doctors who push themselves to be critical thinkers and lifelong learners.

Omori is establishing herself as an expert in healthcare for homeless patients through the Hawai‘i Homeless Outreach and Medical Education Project. She also shares this expertise generously with students and residents.

The Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students. The board also awards the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research.

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Or view previous years’ winners: 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003-1965


Maria Fabro, headshot
Maria Fabro
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Kathleen French
Colette Higgins, headshot
Colette Higgins
Kathy Hill, headshot
Kathy Hill
Donnalyn Kalei, headshot
Donnalyn Kalei
Femar Lee, headshot
Femar Lee
Jill Omori, headshot
Jill Omori