The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is part of the the Council of Health Sciences (CHS). An interdisciplinary collaboration of UH Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, Office of Public Health Studies, UH Cancer Center and UH Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy.
The mission of the Council of Health Sciences (CHS) is to train high-quality healthcare workers and biomedical scientists, and to contribute to the workforce, and improve the health of the people of Hawaii. CHS students and alumni are working, learning, and caring for people in our communities.
In spite of recent designation as the healthiest state in the nation, Hawaii faces many healthcare challenges. The continuing health disparities within the state, the challenges of accessing health care in both rural and urban settings, and the demand-capacity healthcare professional mismatch are action priorities.