Jane Chung-Do, DrPH


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Jane Chung-Do, DrPH

Associate Professor

Specialization Head: Social and Behavioral Health Sciences

Academic Degrees

  • DrPH (Community-Based and Translational Research), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • MPH (Social and Behavioral Health Sciences), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • BA (Biology and Psychology), Gonzaga University

Research Interests

Dr. Jane Chung-Do's research interests focus on enhancing youth and family wellness in rural and minority communities across the State of Hawai'i.  Topics of past research projects include interpersonal youth violence, gender violence, school connectedness, suicide, and child abuse and neglect through primary prevention efforts and strength-based approaches. Dr. Chung-Do is specifically interested in promoting community-university partnerships to strengthen community-based participatory research and culturally-based programming.  

Selected Publications

Chung-Do, J., Bifulco, K., Antonio, M., Tydingco, T., Helm, S., & Goebert, D. (2016). Cultural analysis of the NAMI-NH ConnectSuicide Prevention Program by rural community leaders in Hawai‘i. Journal of Rural Mental Health, 40(2), 87-102.http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rmh0000044

Chung-Do, J., Look, M., Usagawa, T., Trask-Batti, M., Burke, K.,  & Mau, M. (2016). Engaging Pacific Islanders in research:community recommendations. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 10(1), 63-71.

Chung-Do, J., Goebert, D. A., Bifulco, K., Tydingco, T., Alvarez, A., Rehuher, D., Sugimoto-Matsuda, J., Arume, B.  & Wilcox, P.(2015). Mobilizing rural and minority communities for youth suicide prevention. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice,8(4), 108-123.

Chung-Do, J, Goebert, D. A., Chang, J., & Hamagani, A. & Hishinuma, E. (2015). Understanding the role of school connectedness andits association with violent attitudes and behaviors among an ethnically diverse sample of youth. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 1-26. Published online before print June 11, 2015, doi:10.1177/0886260515588923.

Chung-Do, J., Goebert, D., Chang, J., & Hamagani, F. (2015). Developing a comprehensive school connectedness scale for programevaluation. Journal of School Health, 85(3), 179-88. doi:10.1111/josh.12237.