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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
23 July 2018:
2018 Health Disparities Research Institute

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The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the…

12 July 2018:
Summer Career Development Workshop July 12-13, Seattle WA

Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities (GMap)
Summer Career Development Workshop July 12-13, Seattle WA

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05 April 2018:
Meharry Medical College will host a Grant Writing Workshop on April 5-6, 2018

Meharry Translational Research Center (MeTRC), in conjunction with Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC), will host a Grant Writing Worksh…


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Seminars & Events
18 April 2018, 8am:
ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES and HEALTH DISPARITIES SYMPOSIUM
02 April 2018, 12pm - 2pm:
HEALTH SCIENCES INTERDISCIPLINARY POSTER FESTIVAL
16 March 2018, 5pm:
ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES and HEALTH DISPARITIES SYMPOSIUM - Abstract Deadline

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