‘Imi Hale Scientific Advisory Council

Responsible for reviewing and ensuring the scientific soundness of all proposed projects, and assessing the scientific rigor of research protocols.

Member Association Specialty(ies)
N. Emmett Aluli, MD* Medical Exec Dir Molokai General Hosp Family Practice, Cardiovascular Research in Native Hawaiians
R. Kekuni Blaisdell, MD* Private Practice and Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine, UH Hematology, Native Hawaiian Health
Tom Becker, MD Oregon Health & Sciences University, Native American Cancer Control Research Program Epidemiology
Jamie Boyd* Windward Community College Nutrition & Physical Exercise
Bill Davis, MD   Urology
Henry Gomes* Chaminade University  
Maile Goo* UH, SEED Program  
Reginald Ho, MD Straub Clinic & Hospital Oncology
Claire K. Hughes, MS, RD, DrPH* Retired DOH Nutrition & Physical Exercise, Native Hawaiian Health
Momi Ka‘anoi, MD* Kaua‘i Community Health Center Family Practice
Martina Kamaka, MD* Dept of NH Health, JABSOM, UH Family Practice, Minority Student Recruitment
Jodi Leslie, MPH*   Nutrition
Noreen Mokuau, DSW* UH School of Social Work Behavioral Science
Rachel Novotny, PhD, RD Director, Center for Health Research, University of Hawai‘i Cancer Prevention and Control Research

*of Native Hawaiian ancestry