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Faculty in the Office of Public Health Studies are involved in numerous research projects that span a wide range of public health topics. Nearly all faculty members enjoy collaborative research relationships with public and private organizations. These relationships have benefited both the student and the program faculty. Please read more about the research our faculty are involved in in our Research Profile.
Research is expected of every faculty member at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM). As such, the University offers a wide array of research support services to promote productivity and assist faculty in preparing grants and increasing research awards.
There are numerous opportunities for students to participate in research projects under the direction of the OPHS faculty or other faculty in the John A. Burns School of Medicine, PBRC, or UH Cancer Center. In some cases, the students also received graduate research assistantships for their work.
- Gene–obesogenic environment interactions on body mass indices for older black and white men and women from the Health and Retirement Study
- Study of uterine ruptures in West Africa supports health-system improvement
- Women need better understanding of important childbirth terms
- Food and Family key to Filipino Heart Health
- Parent education key to protecting kids from HPV