Charlene Bumanglag, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
677 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 301
Honolulu Hawaii 96813

Telephone: (808) 692-1941
Fax: (808) 586-2907


University of Pittsburgh, Institute for Clinical Research Education, Certificate 2019 – Research Skills Development
University of California, Ph.D. 2010 – Health Education
University of California, M.A. 2006 – Cultural Perspective and Comparative Education

Scholar, University of Pittsburgh, Leading Emerging and Advancing Diverse Scientists to Success 2018-2019
Scholar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Health Equity Leadership Institute, Health Equity 2013-2014
Scholar, Morehouse School of Medicine, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Health Disparities 2010 Cultural Perspective and Comparative Education 2006

Personal Statement
Dr. Charlene Bumanglag is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Her professional interests are in affirming healthcare and surveillance systems that enhance services for sexual and gender minority (SGM), also referred to LGBTQIA, populations in the Asia Pacific. Her general research and teaching interests are in mental health, HIV/ AIDS, and cardiovascular risk disparities among the SGM populations. Currently, she is funded by the National Institutes of Health to conduct a study about transgender health in Hawaii.