Dr. Kathleen Kozak Joins UHA as Medical Director

Kathleen Kozak, UHA Medical Director

Honolulu, HI (March 16, 2017) – Kathleen Kozak, M.D. has joined UHA as a part-time medical director, while continuing her practice as an internal medicine physician at Straub Clinic and Hospital.

As a UHA medical director, she will assist UHA members with access to quality health care services and work to ensure that these services are provided appropriately and consistently. She will serve on UHA’s Physician Advisory Panel as well as working closely with UHA providers and our in-house care management nurses.

Dr. Kozak is a highly regarded medical expert. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the Academy of Integrated Health and Medicine. Since 2010, she has also served as host of “The Body Show” on Hawaii Public Radio.

A specialist in travel medicine and preventive and women’s health and wellness, Dr. Kozak has volunteered in clinics across the developing Asia-Pacific region, as well as in South America and Africa. She also serves as a mentor for the Straub Foundation/Hawaii Pacific Health Foundation Summer Student Research Scholars.

The Kahala resident received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania (now called the Drexel University College of Medicine) and did her residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Minnesota. She also received a Master of Business Administration in health care administration from the University of Phoenix.

For more information, visit uhahealth.com.

About UHA Health Insurance (University Health Alliance)
UHA was founded as University Health Alliance in 1996 by a group of physician faculty at University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine. UHA provides medical, drug and vision plans to more than 4,700 Hawai‘i employer groups and over 56,000 members. As the only health plan in Hawai‘i founded by physicians, it was the first to offer preventive and wellness care focused health plans in the state, and now offers the largest physician and provider network in Hawai‘i. By meeting strict quality standards to ensure clinically sound decision-making that respects the rights of patients and medical providers, UHA received accreditation in Health Utilization Management through URAC, the independent non-profit that promotes healthcare quality. For information, visit uhahealth.com or follow @uhahealth on Twitter. 


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