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Dennis Matsuichi Kuwabara

Dennis Matsuichi Kuwabara, American optometrist. Named Outstanding Young Person of Hawaii, Hawaii State Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1979, Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice, 1999.

Background

  • Kuwabara, Dennis Matsuichi was born on July 20, 1945 in Honolulu. Son of Robert Tokuichi and Toshiko Kuwabara.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Southern California College Optometry, 1968. OD cum laude, Southern California College Optometry, 1970.

    Career

    • Private practice optometry, Waipahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, since 1972. President 1st Study Club for Optometrists, Honolulu, 1982-1983. Chairman Board Examiners in Optometry, Honolulu, 1982-1990.

      State director Optometric Extension Foundation, Honolulu, 1980-1988.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant Medical Service Corps, United States Navy, 1970-1972. Fellow American Academy Optometry (diplomate cornea and contact lens section 1991). Member Hawaii Optometric Association (president 1979-1980, Man of Year award 1976, Optometrist of Year 1983), American Optometric Association, Armed Forces Optometric Society.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Naomi Tokumaru, June 28, 1970. Children: Jennifer Tomiko, Susan Kazuko.
    • father: Robert Tokuichi
    • mother: Toshiko Kuwabara
    • spouse: Judith Naomi Tokumaru
    • children: Jennifer Tomiko Kuwabara
    • Susan Kazuko Kuwabara
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    Born July 20, 1945
    (age 72)
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