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The Body Show: The Importance Of Blood Donation


At any given time, Hawaii has about one week of red blood cells available for transfusion readily on hand. Dr. Kim-Ann Nguyen, President and CEO of the Blood Bank of Hawaii is on the show sharing how important blood donation is to keep the supply available and how this saves lives.

In 1999, Dr. Kozak came to Straub Clinic and Hospital where she currently works as an internist specializing in preventative health, travel medicine, women's health and wellness. She is a graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and did her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr Kozak has also spent time in medical clinics in Australia, Peru, Zimbabwe, India, Puerto Rico, Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia. She studies Cambodian language and sponsored the Kozak Ohana School in Kompong Thom, Cambodia. A woman of varied talents, she is a member of the Oahu Civic Orchestra since 2000 and studies voice.
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