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The Body Show: Health Care Directives and POLST

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Who needs advanced directives? Well, all of us do, and tonight we will learn why. It’s not just about wanting CPR or not, there is so much more to this essential conversation that needs to take place with your loved ones. Hope Young from Kokua Mau is in the studio to explain the difference between directives, living wills, and why we should all start thinking about this now.

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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