Haumea: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women

April 9, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Gartley Hall RM 103, 2430 Campus Rd Honolulu, HI 96822

The University of Hawai`i at Manoa Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, Dean Noreen Mokuau, the Ke Aʻo Mau Program and its funders, Hawaiʻi Pacific Foundation and the HMSA Foundation, are honored to host Dr. Kealoha Fox's public seminar, Haumea: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women and Empowering Wahine Well-Being. Join us in person at the UH Manoa Campus, Gartley Hall rm 103 or online. Tues, April 9th, 5:30-7:30, UH Manoa MBT SSW Gartley Hall Rm 103, 2430 Campus Road

Dr. Kealoha Fox provides executive leadership over the Office of Hawaiian Affairs initiatives for Mauli Ola (Native Hawaiian Health and Well-Being). Kealoha is an active public servant as Commissioner to the Hawaii Climate Mitigation & Adaptation Commission and Board Member of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum and Papa Ola Lōkahi. She is a 2019 Obama Leader for the Obama Foundation, a 2018 New Voices in Global Health, and 2016-2017 Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral Fellow. Dr. Fox holds advanced degrees in biomedical science and clinical psychology.

Interested in attending in person or online, click the link below to RSVP/register. The link for online attendance will be shared upon completion of registration. https://mbtssw.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RAXiiCDLTL2aGiqBhq6dvg
*This event is free and open to the public.
*Social Work CE's are available at no cost.

Please review the recent OHA report at www.oha.org/wahinehealth prior to the seminar.Citation Office of Hawaiian Affairs. (2018). Haumea–Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women and Empowering Wāhine Well-Being. Honolulu, HI: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Describe the integration of culture to address equitable and quality health within underrepresented indigenous female populations.
Discuss community development solutions that are addressing women's health inequities.
Identify successes and challenges of collaborative public health development at state policy levels to assure quality care and equal access.
Provide prompts that will encourage attendees to participate in break-out conversations in order to bring forth participants own ideas to empower women and girls in their research, policy, programs.

Event Sponsor
Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work , Mānoa Campus

More Information
Theresa Kreif , (808) 956-6120, kreif@hawaii.edu

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