Richard Creagan

Richard Creagan, M.D., is a state representative from the Big Island. He was board certified and worked in Emergency Medicine in California and on the Big Island at Kona Hospital, where he was vice chief of staff. He left that specialty to retrain as a psychotherapist and received his B.A. in Psychology with Highest Honors from UH Hilo in 2009. He then enrolled in the Master’s in Counseling Psychology program at UH Hilo. He had transferred to Southern Oregon University to finish that degree, but put that career on hold when appointed to the Legislature.

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From Rudderless To Driverless: A Rail Alternative

The 21st-century solution to mass transit is going to be autonomous vehicles.

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Passing Aid-In-Dying Bill Would Be An Act Of Courage

It was no coincidence that Roe v. Wade was a judicial decision rather than a legislative one.

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HB 1072 Would Endanger Mental Health Patients

A physician-legislator argues that the bill's education requirements would guarantee sub-optimal care that could put lives at risk.