Director of Clinical Care, UHA Health Insurance

Doreen Nakamura currently serves as the Director of Clinical Care at UHA Health Insurance, a commercial health insurer.  She provides nursing strategies to enhance utilization management, care management and quality improvement programs.  Additionally, she has a special interest in team and talent development.  Doreen is proud to be a part of an organization known in the community for its innovative programs and community partnerships.

Doreen obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Doctorate in Nursing Practice degrees from the University of Hawaii-Manoa School of Nursing; her Master’s in Business Administration from the UH Shidler School of Business.  She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, a nursing honor society.  She serves on the Hawaii-American Nurses’ Association (ANA) nominating committee and provides mentorship in the ANA nurse mentorship program. 

With over 35 years of nursing experience in various healthcare environments ranging from inpatient care, the community and her current employment, Doreen brings a multi-faceted perspective to the dynamic healthcare environment. As an advisory board member, Doreen is committed to promoting the development of nurses to ensure quality health care for our State of Hawaii.