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Opening Plenary: Dean Nathan Murata

Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/8089682214

Dean Nathan Murata of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Education will open our Pac Rim Innovation Celebration Day! 

Dr. Nathan Murata

Nathan M. Murata is Professor and Dean of the College of Education at the University of Hawai̕ i at Mānoa. He completed his BEd, MEd and special education certificate from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, with a PhD from The Ohio State University. He taught in both private and public school, served as Athletic Director and Adapted Physical Educator. Dr. Murata taught at the University of Toledo prior to returning to Manoa. At UH Manoa, he was a recipient of multiple OSERS federal training grants from 2001-2017 whereby he was able to provide a Master of Science degree in Adapted Physical Education. Currently he is conducting research on mTBI, sports and recreational concussions for school-aged students, educating students on neurotrauma injuries, and returning to school after a concussion. His passion continues to be with students with disabilities in sport and recreation where he initiated Friday Night Prime Time, an interscholastic sanctioned basketball program for students with and without disabilities from 12 local public high schools.

Date

Feb 27 2021
Expired!

Time

HST
7:30 am - 7:45 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Feb 27 2021
  • Time: 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm

Zoom Meeting

Speaker

  • Dean Nathan Murata, PhD
    Dean Nathan Murata, PhD
    College of Education at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa - Dean and Professor

    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Education

    Nathan M. Murata is Professor and Dean of the College of Education at the University of Hawai̕ i at Mānoa. He completed his BEd, MEd and special education certificate from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, with a PhD from The Ohio State University. He taught in both private and public school, served as Athletic Director and Adapted Physical Educator. Dr. Murata taught at the University of Toledo prior to returning to Manoa. At UH Manoa, he was a recipient of multiple OSERS federal training grants from 2001-2017 whereby he was able to provide a Master of Science degree in Adapted Physical Education. Currently he is conducting research on mTBI, sports and recreational concussions for school-aged students, educating students on neurotrauma injuries, and returning to school after a concussion. His passion continues to be with students with disabilities in sport and recreation where he initiated Friday Night Prime Time, an interscholastic sanctioned basketball program for students with and without disabilities from 12 local public high schools.