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Grace Reiko Ihara

Grace Reiko Ihara, American speech pathologist. Recipient Community Service award Hawaii Heart Association, 1976-1984; grantee Vocational Rehabilitation Administration. Member stroke committee Hawaii Heart Association, since 1976. Member American Speech and Hearing Association (certified), Council Exceptional Children, Hawaii Association Retarded Children, Phi Beta.

Background

  • Ihara, Grace Reiko was born on November 17, 1943 in Newell, California, United States. Daughter of Tamotsu and Betsy Shizue (Ito) Ihara.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Hawaii, 1965. Master of Science, University Oregon, 1966.

    Career

    • Staff speech pathologist Syracuse (New York ) Veterans Administration Hospital, 1966. Director adult speech and language program Mount Diablo Therapy Center, Pleasant Hill, California, 1967-1970. Chief speech pathology Pacific Institute Rehabilitation Medicine, Honolulu, 1970-1972.

      Private practice as speech pathology consultant, from 1972. Board directors Special Education Center of Oahu. Consultant Department Social Services, Hawaii Ear, Nose & Throat Group, Kuakini Medical Center, Castle Hospital, 15 skilled nursing and intermediary care facilities.

      Lecturer Honolulu Community College, since 1985. Guest lecturer Kasturba Medical College Gerontology series. Teacher Kaimuki Adult Education.

      Commissioner State Board Speech Pathology and Audiology. Faculty and guest lecturer Hawaii Stroke Seminar.

    Membership

    Member stroke committee Hawaii Heart Association, since 1976. Member American Speech and Hearing Association (certified), Council Exceptional Children, Hawaii Association Retarded Children, Phi Beta. Clubs: Quota (charter, president).

    Connections

    • father: Tamotsu Ihara
    • mother: Betsy Shizue (Ito) Ihara
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    Born November 17, 1943
    Died April 6, 2006
    (aged 62)
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