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Masaki, Kamal MD

HEALTH Initiative Leader - Aging and Neurocognitive
RMATRIX Scientific Subcommittee
Professor & Chair, Department of Geriatric Medicine
John A. Burns School of Medicine

Expertise: Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Dementia, Depression, Disability, Cardiovascular Diseases in Elderly, Longevity and Healthy Aging

808.523.8461
kmasaki@hawaii.edu




Selected Publications

  • Sentell TL, Valcour N, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Nakamoto B, Chow D, Masaki K, Seto TB, Chen JJ, Shikuma C.
    High rates of Native Hawaiian and older Japanese adults hospitalized with dementia in Hawai'i.
    J Am Geriatr Soc 2015 [more...]

  • Bell CL, Rantanen T, Chen R, Davis J, Petrovitch H, Ross GW, Masaki K.
    Prestroke weight loss is associated with poststroke mortality among men in the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study.
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2014 [more...]

  • Kojima G, Bell CL, Tamura B, Davis J, Inaba M, Lorenzo P, Blanchette PL, Iwasaki W, Masaki K.
    Combining quality improvement and geriatrics training: the nursing home polypharmacy outcomes project.
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 2014 [more...]

  • Shimizu SM, Chow DC, Valcour V, Masaki K, Nakamoto B, Kallianpur KJ, Shikuma C.
    The Impact of Depressive Symptoms on Neuropsychological Performance Tests in HIV-Infected Individuals: A Study of the Hawaii Aging with HIV Cohort.
    World J AIDS 2011 [more...]

News
15 September 2017:
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16 May 2017:
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Seminars & Events
16 June 2017, 9am - 10:30am:
HEALTH & MEDICINE SEMINAR - Kukulu Ola Hou
02 June 2017, 8:15am - 4:10pm:
PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN CLINICAL RESEARCH
02 November 2016, 9am:
RMATRIX-II Collaboration Pilot Projects Program 2017 -- Informational Webinar

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Supported by a grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54MD007584), National Institutes of Health.