Mapuana Antonio  , DrPH
Assistant ProfessorOffice of Public Health Studies, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work – University of Hawaii Manoa
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Dr. Mapuana Antonio is a Native Hawaiian Assistant Professor, with a joint position in Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health at the Office of Public Health Studies and in Human Nutrition at the Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences. Dr. Mapuana’s research interests include general health and resilience of Native Hawaiians, determinants of health of Native Hawaiians and Indigenous Peoples, community-based participatory research, and chronic disease prevention (including obesity and diabetes prevention).
- Keaulana, S., Antonio, M., Schoch, H., Banna, J. (2019). A Literature Review of the Role of Mindfulness Practices in Nutrition for Mothers and Their Children. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/
- Townsend Ing, C., Antonio, M., Ahn, H. J., Cassel, K., Dillard, A., Kekauoha, B. P., & Kaholokula, J. K. (2019). An examination of the relationship between discrimination, depression, and hypertension in Native Hawaiians. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 10(3), 249-257. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/
- Kaholokula, J. K., Antonio, M. C. K., Ing, C. K. T., Hermosura, A., Hall, K. E., Knight, R., & Wills, T. A. (2017). The effects of perceived racism on psychological distress mediated by venting and disengagement coping in Native Hawaiians. BMC Psychology, 5, 2. http://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-
- Antonio, M. C. K., Hyeong, J. A., Townsend Ing, C., Dillard, A., Cassel, K., Kekauoha, B. P., Kaholokula, J. K. (2016). Self-reported experiences of discrimination and depression in Native Hawaiians. Hawai'i Journal of Medicine & Public Health, 75,9, 266-272. PMID: 27688952.
Andrew Grandinetti  , PhD
Specialization Head: EpidemiologyUniversity of Hawaii office of Public Health Studies
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Dr. Grandinetti's area of interest is on disparities in the prevalence of diabetes, diabetes complications, and cardiovascular risk factors in Hawai‘i's multi-ethnic population. He also has had a long standing collaboration with the Honolulu Asian Aging Study, and is currently reanalyzing data on the relationship of smoking history with risk for Parkinson’s disease.
- Townsend C, Takishima-Lacasa JY, Latner JD, Grandinetti A, Keawe'aimoku Kaholokula J. Ethnic and Gender Differences in Ideal Body Size and Related Attitudes among Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Whites. Hawai'i journal of medicine & public health : a journal of Asia Pacific Medicine & Public Health. 2014 Aug;73(8):236-43. PubMed PMID: 25157324.
- Maskarinec G, Jacobs S, Morimoto Y, Chock M, Grandinetti A, Kolonel LN. Disparity in Diabetes Risk Across Native Hawaiians and Different Asian Groups: The Multiethnic Cohort. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2014 Aug 27.
- Lin C, Grandinetti A, Shikuma C, Souza S, Parikh N, Nakamoto B, et al. The effects of extended release niacin on lipoprotein sub-particle concentrations in HIV-infected patients. H J Med & Pub Health. 2013 Apr;72(4):123-7.
- 2013-present. PD and smoking revisited – reanalysis of protective affect of smoking and PD using Fine and Gray’s subdistribution model for competing risks. Kuakini Medical Center, Honolulu Asia Aging Study.
- 2008-2011. Cardiovascular autonomic function in HIV virologic failure (1 K23 HL088981-01A2) Grantee: Dominic C. Chow, MD, Funding source: NIH/NHLBI, Role: mentor.