Selected Past Projects and Poster Presentations

  1. Keliikoa LB, Domingo JL, Nett B, Roberts R, Hartz C, Valera J, Aea D, Chang-Hiu S, Yoshimura S, Sentell TL, Pirkle CMCacal SL, & Stupplebeen DA. Culturally-relevant program implementation in Hawaiʻi Federally-Qualified Health Centers: Facilitators and barriers faced by community health workers in chronic disease prevention and management. Poster Presentation. Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health. Arlington, VA. December 2019. (Summary)
  2. Stupplebeen DSentell TL, Ching L, Nett B, Taylor H, Lemmen T, Pirkle C. Electronic medical record algorithm to identify undiagnosed (pre)diabetes: A case study from Hawai'i. Gerontological Society of America 2019 Scientific Meeting. Austin, TX. November 2019. (Summary)
  3. Peck KKeliikoa LBPirkle CM, & Sentell TL. Leisure Time Physical Activity Preferences in Hawaiʻi Across Diverse Racial/Ethnic Groups. Poster presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, November 2019. (Summary)
  4. Vu ND, Sentell T, PirkleCM. Challenges for Small Capacity Diabetes Self-Management Education Service Providers in Hawaiʻi. Poster Presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. Philadelphia, PA. November 2019. (Summary)
  5. McGurk M, Vu ND, Cacal S, Pirkle CM, Sentell T. Characteristics of Soccer Players in the US in 2011-2017 and Injury-Risk Health Equity Implications. Poster Presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo. Philadelphia, PA. November 2019. (Summary)
  6. Irvin LH, Johnson L, Yamauchi J, Holmes JR, Ching LK, Starr R, Pirkle CP, Sentell TL. Building a Statewide Tobacco Control Advocacy Infrastructure: Insights from Hawaiʻi. IUHPE World Conference. Rotorua New Zealand. April 2019. (Abstract) (Summary)
  7. Agner J, Pirkle C, Irvin L, Maddock, JEBuchthal OV, Yamauchi J, Starr R, Sentell T. Building a Culture of Health: Insights from 18 Years of a Multisector, Theory-Based, Statewide Program to Prevent Chronic Disease in Hawaiʻi. IUHPE World Conference. Rotorua New Zealand. April 2019. (Abstract) (Summary)
  8. Sentell T, Pirkle C, Camara SA, Ylli, Nett B. Applying a Life-course Perspective to the Social Ecological Model: Identifying Needs, Gaps, Successes, and Goals in Public Health Practice, Research, and Policy. IUHPE World Conference. Rotorua New Zealand. April 2019. (Abstract)
  9. Vu NDPirkle CMChoy LMcGurk MStupplebeen D, Kim I, Sentell T.  Physical Activity and Inactivity Among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.  American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo; San Diego, CA. November 2018. (Summary)
  10. Buchthal, O.V., Wolff, G., & Nelson-Hurwitz, D. (2018) Using spatial analysis to strategize promotion of EBT usage at farmers market. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, San Diego CA, November 2018. (Summary)
  11. Buchthal, O.V., Tamai, T., Nelson, D., & Braden, K.  (2018)  Using network analysis to support community collaboration to address health disparities in a low income multi ethnic community. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Health Behavior's Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March 2018. (Summary)
  12. McGurk, M., Vu, U., Choy, L., Inoue, K., Donohoe Mather, C., Kittinger, D., Beckelman, T., & Buchthal, O.V. (2018). Evaluating a multi-stakeholder workgroup to improve nutrition access for disparate populations. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Health Behavior’s Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March 2018. (Summary)
  13. McGurk, M. and Beckelman, T. (2018). High blood pressure among Hawai‘i’s priority populations and choose healthy now locations. Mapping Heart Disease, Stroke and Other Chronic Diseases: A Program to Enhance GIS Capacity within Health Departments. Retrieved from the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative’s February 2018 report to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Page 3. (Summary)
  14. Hansen-Smith, H., Melcher, C., & McGurk, M. (2016). The Baby-Friendly Hawaiʻi Project: Guiding hospitals to systems supportive of breastfeeding. Poster presentation at the California Breastfeeding Coalition’s 6th Annual California Breastfeeding Summit in Sacramento, CA, February 3-5, 2016. (Summary)
  15. Choy, L.B., Rodericks, R., Ryan, J., Darval-Chang, D., Ikari, Y., & Maddock, J. Multilevel analysis of student activity levels in Hawai‘i physical education classes. Poster presentation at the SHAPE America National Convention, Seattle, WA, March 19, 2015. (Summary)
  16. Maddock, J.E., McGurk, M., Lee, T., & Higa, E. (2014). Changes in policy-maker attitudes toward active living communities in Hawai‘i between 2007-2013. Poster presentation at the 142nd American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014. (Summary)
  17. McGurk, M., Higa, E., Lee, T., & Maddock, J.E. (2014). Priority of public health issues among policy makers after an economic recession. Poster presentation at the 142nd American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014. (Summary)
  18. Ryan, J., Starr, R., Rodericks, R., Owens, G., Horiuchi, A., & Lowery St. John, T. (2013).  Excellence in wellness: A new recognition award for model schools. Poster presentation at the Hawai‘i Partnership for Educational Research Consortium’s (HPERC’s) Symposium, University of Hawai‘i, December 13, 2013. (Summary)
  19. Starr, R., Ryan, J., Rodericks, R., Horiuchi, A., Saka, S., & Lowery St. John, T. (2013).  Instructional time for physical education and youth physical education recommendations.  Poster presentation at the Hawai‘i Partnership for Educational Research Consortium’s (HPERC’s) Symposium, University of Hawai‘i, December 13, 2013. (Summary)
  20. Buchthal, O.V., Alexander, D., & Hsu, L. (2013) Assessing the impact of SNAP-ed census-tract targeting on access to nutrition programming for low-income individuals. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, November 2013. (Summary)
  21. Lowery St. John, T., Sinclair, B., Wang, C., & Maddock, J. Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among Hawai‘i teens. Poster presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts November 2013. (Summary)
  22. Rodericks, R., Ryan J., Lee, S., & Maddock J. (2012). Using healthy school awards to enhance school wellness guidelines. Poster presentation at the 140th American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, October 27-31, 2012. (Summary)
  23. Rodericks, R., Heo, H., Lee, S., Mullins, C., Ryan, J., Horiuchi, A., Owens, G., & Maddock, J. (2012). What’s on your child’s school lunch tray: food preferences and consumption patterns of elementary school students. Poster presentation at the Pacific Global Health Conference in Honolulu, HI, October 8-10, 2012. (Summary)
  24. Buchthal, O.V., Tamai, T., Cornwell, E., & Heinrich K. (2010). Waimanalo Elementary/Intermediate School (WEIS) garden-to-classroom project. Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education Annual Conference, Reno, NV, July 2010. (Summary)

Note: HHIET members at the time of project participation are listed in bold.