It is an honor for me to have the endorsement of UHPA.
I am a firm believer in the value of higher education for society. Without a robust university system, including community colleges, larger regional institutions and a university that provides advanced degrees, the state of Hawaii would not be able to grow economically and sustain our essential needs.
Moreover, it is critical to the psyche of any people to have access to meaningful self improvement and intellectual growth. Hawaii’s professors provide this access for growth and improved potential with distinction, for so many of Hawaii’s citizens.
My family prioritized higher education for me and encouraged me to pursue my intellectual goals at many of the best colleges and universities in our country. I studied anthropology and biology at Swarthmore college, earning my degree in 1992. I then turned to my passion for medicine and attended Penn State’s College of Medicine from 1993-1997, taking my clinicals at Dartmouth in the final 2 years. Residency followed at the University of Pittsburgh from 1997-2000, before I accepted a National Health Service Corps scholarship, which brought me to Hawaii to work on Big Island.
Josh Green M.D.
Hawaii State Senate