Tag: Office of Public Health Studies

UH faculty honored for excellence in undergraduate education

UH faculty honored for excellence in undergraduate education

May 16, 2017  |  Comments
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Six University of Hawaiʻi teachers have been honored with the 2017 Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

April 5, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Life expectancy at birth in Hawaiʻi has increased consistently over the years.

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Global health researcher Catherine Pirkle selected as a Fulbright Specialist

Global health researcher Catherine Pirkle selected as a Fulbright Specialist

March 10, 2017  |  Comments
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She will lead teacher training at FACISA, and participate in short-term lectures and seminars on topics including early pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and violence against women.

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Hawaiʻi Dental Service grants support smiles statewide

Hawaiʻi Dental Service grants support smiles statewide

February 27, 2017  |  Comments
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These grants will expand dental services and education to vulnerable populations, and provide a better understanding of how to overcome barriers to improved oral health.

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Health services researcher Tetine Sentell chosen as a Fulbright specialist

Health services researcher Tetine Sentell chosen as a Fulbright specialist

January 18, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Tetine Sentell will collaborate with public health faculty at the University of Medicine in Tirana, Albania.

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Office of Public Health hosts UH-Fudan Public Health Summit

Office of Public Health hosts UH-Fudan Public Health Summit

October 3, 2016  |  Comments
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The summit promoted academic exchange and research between UH Manoa and China, highlighting important areas of public health.

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Benefits and risks of fish consumption provided by new app

Benefits and risks of fish consumption provided by new app

August 25, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Catherine Pirkle developed BeneFISHiary in response to a study on fish consumption and mercury levels in pregnant women in Bermuda.

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Infant mortality in post-earthquake Haiti

Infant mortality in post-earthquake Haiti

August 12, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers find more needs to be done to assist displaced families living in camps as a result of natural disasters.

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Mercury exposure management in northern Canadian communities

Mercury exposure management in northern Canadian communities

July 20, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Catherine Pirkle publishes a guide on mercury levels in food for health care providers.

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New book focuses on healthier core behavior changes

New book focuses on healthier core behavior changes

January 14, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Claudio Nigg leads a team of experts to publish Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise.

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