Health and Health Research
- Hawai'i Health Data Warehouse
The Hawaii Health Data Warehouse (HHDW) is a project created through the partnership between the Hawaii State Department of Health and the University of Hawaii's John A. Burns School of Medicine. The Hawaii Health Data Warehouse was developed as a technical tool to standardize the collection and management of Hawaii’s health data. The website contains more than 600 reports organized by category (subject areas such as chronic diseases, healthy lifestyles, etc.), data source, county and ethnicity. The website also comprises reports on the Healthy People 2020 objectives and publications from the Hawaii State Department of Health, Healthy Hawaii Initiative and community groups.
- Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health
The Hawai‘i Journal of Medicine & Public Health is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that aims to provide new, scientific information in a scholarly manner, with a focus on the unique, multicultural and environmental aspects of the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Rim region.
- Hawaii State Department of Health
- Institut of Health Metrics and Evaluation
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent global health research center at the University of Washington that provides high-quality information on population health, its determinants, and the performance of health systems. The IHME produces US counties or county-equivalents profiles in terms of alcohol use, life expectancy at birth, smoking prevalence, obesity, physical activity, and poverty using novel small area estimation techniques and the most up-to-date county-level information. For Hawaii, the US counties profiles include: Hawaii County, Honolulu County, Kalawao County, Kauai County and Maui County. - Direct access to country-specific ressource
- John A. Burns School of Medicine - University of Hawaii at Manoa
The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is one of the leading medical education institutions in the United States. The school’s basic mission is to train high-quality physicians, biomedical scientists and allied health workers. Programs offered at the school include undergraduate and graduate degrees in medicine, biomedical sciences, public health, communication science and disorders and medical technology. The John A. Burns School of Medicine also houses the largest biomedical research facility in Hawai‘i. It also hosts the only research centre that is focused on health disparities of an indigenous population: the Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research.
- Kaiser Permenante Center for Health Research Hawaii
The Kaiser Permenante Center for Health Research pursues a vigorous agenda of patient-centered, population- and practice-based research. With a roster of multi-disciplinary scientists and thriving academic and community partnerships, it conducts ground-breaking research in many research areas. In Hawaii, Kaiser Permenante Center for Health Research is especially attuned to the health issues of the local population, which suffers disproportionately from several chronic diseases, primarily diabetes and heart disease. Research includes chronic disease prevention and epidemiology, as well as women's and adolescent health, including nutritional and genetic factors that may influence development. - Direct access to country-specific ressource
- Office of Public Health Studies - University of Hawai'i at Manoa
The Office of Public Health Studies (OPHS) houses the academic programs of the Department of Public Health Sciences of the University of Manoa. The department offers specializations in epidemiology, health policy and management, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous health, and social and behavioral health sciences. Faculty in the Office of Public Health Studies are involved in numerous research projects that span a wide range of public health topics including: infectious diseases, chronic diseases, health policy and management, social and behavioral health sciences, environmental health and related topics, gerontology and health disparities.
- The Pacific Health Research and Education Institute
The Pacific Health Research and Education Institute (PHREI) is an independent, non-profit biomedical research organization dedicated to improving health and healthcare for veterans and all people in Hawaii and around the world. Driven by the values of excellence and innovation, PHREI scientists focus on a range of health issues, including posttraumatic stress disorder, neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, diabetes, aging, obesity, cardiovascular disease, women’s health, telehealth and healthcare delivery.