Davis, James PhD

Core Senior Epidemiologist/Biostatistician - Biostatistics & Health Sciences Data Analytics
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiologist, Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
John A. Burns School of Medicine


Selected Publications

  • Sentell T, Braun KL, Davis J, Davis T.
    Health literacy and meeting breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines among Asians and whites in California.
    Springerplus 2015 [more...]

  • Sentell TL, Tsoh JY, Davis T, Davis J, Braun KL.
    Low health literacy and cancer screening among Chinese Americans in California: a cross-sectional analysis.
    BMJ Open 2015 [more...]

  • Tsai PJ, Davis J, Bryant-Greenwood G.
    Systemic and placental leptin and its receptors in pregnancies associated with obesity.
    Reprod Sci 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...]

  • Juarez DT, Ma C, Kumasaka A, Shimada R, Davis J.
    Failure to reach target glycated a1c levels among patients with diabetes who are adherent to their antidiabetic medication.
    Popul Health Manag 2014 [more...]

  • Juarez DT, Tan C, Davis JW, Mau MM.
    Using quantile regression to assess disparities in medication adherence.
    Am J Health Behav 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...]

  • Sentell T, Zhang W, Davis J, Baker KK, Braun KL.
    The influence of community and individual health literacy on self-reported health status.
    J Gen Intern Med 2014 [more...]

  • Davis J, Juarez D, Hodges K.
    Relationship of ethnicity and body mass index with the development of hypertension and hyperlipidemia.
    Ethn Dis 2013 [more...]

  • Juarez DT, Tan C, Davis J, Mau M.
    Factors Affecting Sustained Medication Adherence and Its Impact on Health Care Utilization in Patients with Diabetes.
    J Pharm Health Serv Res 2013 [more...]

  • Ko J, Delafield R, Davis J, Mau MK.
    Characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in two rural, medically underserved communities.
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 2013 [more...]

  • Li D, Inouye J, Davis J, Arakaki RF.
    Associations between Psychosocial and Physiological Factors and Diabetes Health Indicators in Asian and Pacific Islander Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.
    Nurs Res Pract 2013 [more...]

  • Niide TK, Davis J, Tse AM, Harrigan RC.
    Evaluating the impact of a school-based prevention program on self-esteem, body image, and risky dieting attitudes and behaviors among Kaua'i youth.
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 2013 [more...]

  • Sentell T, Braun KL, Davis J, Davis T.
    Colorectal cancer screening: low health literacy and limited English proficiency among Asians and Whites in California.
    J Health Commun 2013 [more...]

  • St-Jules DE, Watters CA, Davis J, Waxman SH.
    Liver disease among children in Hawai'i diagnosed with metabolic syndrome.
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 2013 [more...]

  • Derauf C, Lester BM, Neyzi N, Kekatpure M, Gracia L, Davis J, Kallianpur K, Efird JT, Kosofsky B.
    Subcortical and cortical structural central nervous system changes and attention processing deficits in preschool-aged children with prenatal methamphetamine and tobacco exposure.
    Dev Neurosci 2012 [more...]

  • Okihiro M, Davis J, White L, Derauf C.
    Rapid growth from 12 to 23 months of life predicts obesity in a population of Pacific Island children.
    Ethn Dis 2012 [more...]

  • Ramsey KW, Davis J, French G.
    Perspectives of Chuukese patients and their health care providers on the use of different sources of interpreters.
    Hawaii J Med Public Health 2012 [more...]

  • Nakamoto BK, McMurtray A, Davis J, Valcour V, Watters MR, Shiramizu B, Chow DC, Kallianpur K, Shikuma CM.
    Incident neuropathy in HIV-infected patients on HAART.
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 2010 [more...]

  • Pager SR, Davis J, Harrigan R.
    Prevalence of breastfeeding among a multiethnic population in Hawaii.
    Ethn Dis 2008 [more...]

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