John Houk - Generations Magazine - February-March 2013The Hawaii Medical Association named Dr. John Houk the 2012 Physician of the Year during an October award ceremony. Dr. Houk has been Medical Director for Arcadia Retirement Residence since 1991 and for 15 Craigside since 2011. The award recognized him for providing compassionate, comprehensive care and for championing the concept of a “Patient-Centered Medical Home.” Dr. Houk is the first Medical Director of a Continuing Lifetime Care Retirement Community in Hawai‘i to receive this award. His colleagues at Arcadia and 15 Craigside are extremely proud of him for earning this testament to the quality of care provided. Dr. Houk is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, American Medical Directors Association, Hawaii Medical Association and Honolulu County Medical Society. He is also a popular speaker at Arcadia, lecturing on topics that include the following: Forgetfulness and Alzheimer’s, Quality of Life: How Do You Keep It?, 7 Secrets of Healthy Living, Is There Value in Vitamins?, and Why I became a Vegan.

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