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PIKO Year 5 (2025-2026) Pilot Projects Program

PIKO Year 5 Pilot Applications Opens:  Friday, August 2, 2024 CFA Instructional Webinars (2 dates):  Friday, August 9, 2024 (12-1…

JABSOM Researchers Uncover Realities of Vape Use in Rural Hawaii (excerpt from JABSOM Med Weekly)

https://jabsom.hawaii.edu/news-events/news/2024/06/realities-of-vape-use-in-rural-hawaii.html JABSOM MED Weekly (June 21, 2024): Posted by Matthew Campbell "[Normally] it [would] be pretty easy to say "no,"…

Diabetes Research Virtual Seminar Series: NIDDK Scientific Priorities & Research Opportunities

NIDDK Scientific Priorities and Research Opportunities William T. Cefalu, MD Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolic DiseasesNatinoal Institute of…

 ISCORE-RC Clinical Research Coordinator Development Program

The ISCORE-RC (IDeA State Consortium for Clinical Research - Resource Center), affiliated with PIKO (Center for Pacific Innovations, Knowledge, and…

PIKO BERD Webinar: Alternative Rigorous Research Designs for Health Disparities Research Tuesday, May 28th 12-1 pm via Zoom

Date and Time: Tuesday, May 28th, 12 noon - 1 pm via ZoomPresented By:  Deborah Taira, ScD, Brendan Seto, MD,…

2024 Ola HAWAII & PIKO Co-Sponsored Mentoring Bootcamp Registration Now Open!

Aloha! Registration for the Ola HAWAII Mentoring Bootcamp is now open!  The Mentoring Bootcamp is for postdoctoral fellows, new and early-stage investigators, and anyone interested…

PIKO Investigator Publishes Pilot Project “Perspectives on Emergency Preparedness Among Indigenous Pacific People in Hawaii: A Qualitative Study” Gary Glauberman, PhD, RN

Journal of Community Health Nursing: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07370016.2024.2309375 PubMed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38334130/

NIH Funding Opportunities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program Office has released the following Notices…

Peter Washington Hits the News with NIH Grant! $2.18M to diagnose autism, ADHD, mental health conditions using AI

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Washington and his Research Team for recently receiving the New Innovator Award from NIH. This award…

Mapuana Antonio Appointed to Native Hawaiian Culture Endowed Professorship

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Associate Professor Mapuana Antonio of the Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health is…

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