Dr. Goto has been an advocate for over 30 years to improve access to health care and social services. She has worked on legislation and campaigns relating to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, legislation to improve access to emergency contraception, expedited partner therapy, tobacco control, physical activity and nutrition, and domestic violence. In addition, she worked to pass legislation to fund and initiate maternal mortality review, which serves to improve maternal health through prevention of morbidity and mortality. Dr. Goto sits on the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Medical Association and is a past president of the Association.
Dr. Goto is pleased to support the American Lung Association in Hawaii as a Turquoise Ambassador. She strongly supports raising funds to conduct research relevant to the coronavirus epidemic and develop a vaccine to prevent further spread of this virus across the globe. As a healthcare provider who has worked on tobacco control and prevention programs, she knows we need organizations such as the American Lung Association to promote a healthy environment and lifestyle for our community. Dr. Goto believes the prevention of lung disease and the amelioration of conditions such as asthma and tuberculosis are especially important for us in Hawaii.
The I WEAR TURQUOISE campaign is seeking community leaders to help raise awareness and research funding to defeat lung defeat COVID-19 once and for all. As an I WEAR TURQUOISE candidate, leaders commit to:
I Wear Turquoise Ambassadors commit to:
- Sporting our LUNG FORCE pin during the month of June
- Raising lung health and air quality awareness through their networks
- Commit to a fundraising goal of $2,500 to support the American Lung Association research, programs, and services
- Consider being a media spokesperson for IWT
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