Day 1


PRIDoC 2018 Academic Program

PRIDoC Pre-conference Workshop:   The Indigenous Faculty Forum


Thursday July 12, 2018

Schedule subject to change without notice


Haleʻōlelo (College of Hawaiian Language)  

Room 211

7:00 -  8:00 am


Breakfast for Indigenous Faculty Forum registrants

8:00-8:10 am


Welcome:  Erik Brodt, Northwest Native American Center of Excellence and Malia-Susanne Lee, MD, Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence

8:10-8:40 am

Opening Remarks:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Indian Country:  Silence Is Just Not Speaking Up

Michael Painter

8:40-8:55 am

AIAN and NHPI Faculty in Medical School – current status

Erik Brodt

8:55-9:15 am

Meet your colleagues-small group session

9:15-10:15 am


Indigenous Faculty Forum Breakout Sessions

Session 1     Room 211        Strategic Career Planning

Naleen Andrade


Session 2      Room 207        Bridging Academic Medicine and Clinical Work

Dee-Ann Carpenter


Session 3      Room 202       Providing Meaningful Mentoring

Carlos Gonzales



Coffee Break for Indigenous Faculty Forum registrants


Reports from Breakout Sessions

11:00-12:30 pm


Indigenous Faculty Forum PlenaryRacism, Unconscious Bias and Microaggression in Academia

Health Inequities and Implicit Bias:  A Tool to Better Understand this Relationship among Native Hawaiians, Andrea Hermosura

Bias in Decision Making in Medicine, Elana Curtis

"YOU ARE THE TARGET!"  Indigenous Medical Students Responding to Racism, Bias, Micro- and Macro-Aggression, Dennis McDermott


12:30-1:30 pm


1:30-2:15 pm

Indigenous Faculty Forum Closing Keynote:  Navigating Politics, Clinical Practice and Academia-Maintaining our Focus on Indigenous Health

Evan Adams

2:15-2:30 pm

Closing Remarks and evaluation

Erik Brodt



Day 2

PRIDoC 2018 Academic Program

Friday, July 13, 2018

Schedule subject to change without notice

Campus Center Dining Room

6:30 -  8:00 am



Center for Performing Arts, UH Hilo Campus



Kīpaepae Welina – Opening Ceremony


Kumu ‘Ōlelo:  Nā Inoa Kūpaianaha, Nomenclature Profundity                                 

Pualani Kanakaole Kanahele


Welcoming speeches


Coffee Break



Morning Keynote:  Healers, Will Our Grandchildren Have a Healthy Future?

Michael Painter, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Plenary:  Mana and Mauliola

Kamana’opono Crabbe, Kealoha Fox, Office of Hawaiian Affairs

12:00-12:30 pm


Mental Health Plenary:  Racism and Mental Health

J. Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine


Campus Center Dining room

12:30-1:30 pm



Haleʻōlelo (College of Hawaiian Language)

1:30-2:45 pm


Breakout Session A1:   Disability & Mental Health              Room 219


After the claim:  who gets help?

Peter Jansen


Tribal Culture and Participation:  Preliminary Analysis of the Experience of American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Youth with Functional Impairments

Molly Fuentes


A modular approach to therapy for anxiety, depression, trauma or conduct problems in outpatient child and adolescent mental health services in New Zealand:  a single –blind randomized controlled effectiveness trial

Sue Crengle


Popular Theatre as a Primary Prevention Approach for Youth Suicide Among Indigenous Communities:  Process and Formative Outcomes

Rita Henderson, Lynden Crowshoe


Empowering Strong Families:  Connecting a smoking cessation program with the social determinants of health

Sonya Egert, Noel Hayman, Geoffre Spurling


Breakout Session B1:  Medical Education                Room 217


Karntun, Yunun, Ringbalun:  Culture, Humour and the Arts in Medical Education

Allan Sumner


Examining the predictors of academic outcomes for indigenous Māori, Pacific and rural students admitted into medicine via two equity pathways:   a retrospective observational study at the University of Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Elana Curtis


Big hands carrying small hands:  A mentoring program for indigenous medical students in Taiwan

Taisu Chingyi Kao, Da Ching Lin


Establishing current knowledge and building a foundational curriculum on Indigenous culture and health for undergraduate medical students

Thomas Dymond


“A very transformative experience”: elective experiences through the IIAHN

Amanda Fowler-Woods, Marcia Anderson


Workshop 1                  Room 211                       90 minute duration


Progress in Palliative Care in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

Judith Kaur


Workshop 2                   Room 202                      90 minute duration


The Journey of Two Feathers:  Caring for Indigenous Transgender Youth

Shaquita Bell, Tavis Taylor


Workshop 3                   Room 115/116              90 minute duration


Widening the Sharing Circle: Supporting connection, wellness and resiliency amongst physicians working in Indigenous Health

Terri-Leigh Aldred, Cassandra Felske-Durksen, Rebecca Howse, Carlea Remodo


2:45 - 3:15 pm

Coffee Break


3:15 – 4:15 pm

Breakout session A2        Mental Health          Room 219


Using AD8 screening interview as a primary step in detecting elderly with cognitive impairment with potential of ongoing dementia – a community based screening session in Sandimen township, one of the indigenous districts in Pingtung, Taiwan

Hsiao Chu Lien


Fostering Intergenerational Relations in First Nation Communities to Support Health Initiatives that Address Brain Aging and Mental Health

Ashley Cornect-Benoit, Jennifer Walker                  


Tssagan Utux (hut for heart):  a mental health unit in a primary health care center

Huei Win Tien, Taisu Chingyi Kao


Breakout session B2        Medical Education/WF Development      Room 217

Imi Hoʻōla: Creating Pathways to Success for Indigenous Students in Medicine at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine

Malia Purdy, Winona Lee


Aboriginal elders and knowledge holders are key contributors to cultural capacity development in medical students

Sharon Gray


Empowering ʻŌpio (next generation): Student-centered, Community-Engaged School-Based Health Education

Malia Agustin, Blane Garcia, May Okihiro


Breakout Session C              Workforce development         Room 211

The Tides Are Turning:  Increasing Indigenous General Practice Fellows in Australian

Simone Raye, Olivia O’Donoghue


Don’t Miss the Powhiri!  How to build an Indigenous Surgical Workforce

Jaclyn Aramoana-Arlidge


Cultural Responsiveness in Action:  Transforming the health workforce

Donna Murray, Nicole Turner


“that’s why you employ us Blackfellas!”: the importance of Aboriginal Research Officers in clinical trials

Sissy Tyson, Noel Hayman. Geoffrey Spurling


Breakout Session D             Chronic Disease:  Cancer             Room 202

No Nā Kauka, No Ke Ola Pono o Nā Kāne:  Hawaiian physicians helping to improve colon health of Hawaiian men

Nathan Wong, Kalani Brady


Stories of Our Men:  American Indian and Alaska Native Colorectal Health

Judith Kaur, David Baines


Reducing Cancer Screening Disparities in Medicare Beneficiaries Through Cancer Patient Navigation

William Thomas


Breakout Session E                Changing Systems of Care            Room 115/116

Collaborative Reporting:  Two-Eyed Seeing & Our Joint Vision for Holistic Wellness of Indigenous Peoples

Evan Adams,  Nel Wieman


Whanau at the interface:  implications for whanau in accessing hospital-based resources

Bridgette Masters-Awatere, Donna Cormack, Rachel Brown


Lessons from a junior Indigenous doctor for improving health outcomes:  using a case study of an integrated regional model of care for Aboriginal community controlled service delivery

Brett Shannon   


Long term Disability Outcomes and Impacts on everyday Lives After Hospitalisation for Injured Maori

Emma Wyeth



Day 3

PRIDoC 2018 Academic Program

Saturday July 14, 2018

Schedule subject to change without notice


Campus Center Dining Room

6:30 – 8:00 am



Central Flag Pole, UH Hilo Campus

8:00 am

Board buses, travel to Waimea town (1.5 hours trip)


Kahilu Hall, Waimea town

9:30-9:45 am

Welcome to Waimea and E Ala Ola day


Mālama Honua Keynote

Pōmai Bertelman, B. Pualani Lincoln, Kaʻiulani Murphy


Ola Plenary:  Overview of Traditional Native Hawaiian Healing Practices

Ikaika Dombrigues



11:45 – 12:15

Lunch speaker:  Mauna Kea

Pua Case

12:15-12:30 pm

Board Buses      

  •    Conference attendees to Kanu o ka Āina School
  •    Medical students to Kawaihae
  •    Guests to Waikoloa field trip



Kanu o ka ‘Āina School

12:45-2:15  pm

Wellness Workshop Session 1   


The Healing Power of Giving                                                     Middle School Classroom

Lise Alexander, Polly Olsen


Sharing Our Stories:   Weaving Our Strengths                       Middle  School Classroom

Kate Elliott, Colette Trudeau


Medicine Bag Making:  Using Indigenous Craft to Promote Wellness       Lanai

Terry Maresca                                                       


Lua:  Hawaiian Warrior Arts                            Lawn

Rudy Valentino, Keahi Warfield


Relax, Rejuvenate & Restore:  Simple Lāʻau Lapaʻau (herbal medicine) for Self Care        High School Classroom

Lani Yamasaki


Hoʻoponopono (family conflict resolution)                                    High School Classroom

Aloha Bezilla


Lomilomi (traditional bodywork)                                High School Classroom

Nerita Machado, Babette Galang


Hula                                                                                Lanai and lawn (gym if raining)

Micah Kamohoaliʻi


Kahili making (traditional feather work)                                 Gym

Tercia Ku

2:15- 2:30

Water Break

2:30 -4:00

Wellness Workshop Session 2


Board Buses for Mauna Kea Protocol



Day 4

PRIDoC 2018 Academic Program

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Schedule subject to change without notice


Campus Center Dining Room

7:00 – 8:30 am

Breakfast and registration


Center for Performing Arts, UH Hilo Campus

8:30 – 9:00 am

Papakū Makawalu:  an ancestral system of categorizing and organizing our natural world and all systems of existence.                            

Pualani Kanahele, Huihui Kanahele-Mossman, Kalei Nu‛uhiwa, Ku‛ulei Kanahele

9:00-10:00 am

Morning Plenary:  Mauliauhonua:  Centering Kanaka Well-Being on Re-Adapting to Climate Change

Rosie Alegado, Haunani Kane, Kealoha Fox


Coffee Break


IPAC and MAIPT Plenary:  Wildfires in British Columbia and Earthquakes in Hualien, Taiwan:  Impact on Indigenous Communities

Nel Wieman, Taisu Chingyi Kao


Haleʻōlelo (College of Hawaiian Language)



Workshop Special session         Room 202           90 minute sessions

Utilizing Hawaiian Traditional Healing Practices within a Native Hawaiian Health Care System

Babette Galang, Ikaika Dombrigues, Sean Chun, Irwin Eli, Robert Alcain, Analika Nahulu


Campus Center Dining room


Poster session #1

Themes:  Medical Education, clinical care, changing systems of care and research topics

12:30 -1:30 pm




Haleʻōlelo (College of Hawaiian Language)

12:45-1:30 pm

Special Kupuna Luncheon (Invitation only)    Room 202

1:30-2:45 pm

Breakout Session A1:    Women’s Health & Chronic Disease:  Cardiac         Room 219


He Tapu Te Whare Tangata (the Sacred House of Mankind):  Recommendations for Protecting the Cervical Health of Indigenous Māori Women

Anna Adcock


Community Engagement to expand access to reproductive health care in Hawaiʻi

Reni Soon, Jennifer Elia


Ethnic Differences in Cardiovascular risk profiles in New Zealand primary care:   Māori leadership required to achieve equity

Matire Harwood


Effect of a health literacy intervention trial on knowledge about cardiovascular disease medications among Indigenous peoples in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

Sue Crengle


Mismatches between rheumatic fever service delivery and community expectations in the delivery of secondary prophylaxis and recurrent hospitalisations for Māori and Pasifika in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Anneka Anderson, Julie Wade


Breakout Session B1:  Workforce Development               Room 217


The impact of a health pathways mentoring program on high school and medical student in a predominately native Hawaiian community

Kelli-Ann Voloch, Malia Lee, Jerrick Laimana


Experience of Applying for Health Professional Programmes under the Māori Sub-Category of Admissions at Te Whare Wānanga o Ōtākou

Nadine Houia-Ashwell


Strengthening the pathway to Medical Careers for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Carlos Gonzales, Teshia Solomon


The Strength of our cultures is the strength of our future workforce

Donna Murray


Facing Future:  Physician Workforce development on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi

Mary Nordling, Kēhau Kong, Tereza Molfino


Workshop 1                  Room 211                       90 minute duration


Having the Hard Conversations:  Employing deep listening, deconstruction and ‘holding’ to work through student dissonance and resistance in cultural safety education

David Sjoberg, Dennis McDermott


Workshop 2                   Room 101                      90 minute duration


PRIDoC True Colours Sharing Circle

Amanda and Melinda Fowler-Woods


Workshop 3                   Room 115/116              90 minute duration


KaHOLO my way to a healthier me

Piʻilani Kaʻawaloa, Stacy Haumea, Desmon Haumea, Mele Look

2:45 - 3:15 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 – 4:00pm

Breakout session A2        Changing Systems of Care         Room 219


Innovating Indigenous Primary Health Care in Alberta:  An Emerging Congress for Overdue Reform.

Rita Henderson, Lynden (Lindsay) Crowshoe


A model of medicines optimization in partnership with whanau

Leanne Te Karu, Rawiri Jansen


Achieving health equity with digital technology

Lance O’Sullivan


Breakout Session B2            Workforce Development      room 217


“Mirrors, Windows and Doors” – (Mirrors of reflection, Windows of opportunity & Doors of access)

Lincoln Nicholls


Mauoli Ola for Waimea:  a partnership between hospital, health and schools

Diane Paloma, Liana Honda, Mahina Paishon-Duarte, Mele Look  


Reconciliation in our Nations

Kym Jenkins, Rees Tapsell


Breakout Session C         Workforce Development        Room 211


Healing Conversations…a practical framework for improved health practitioner communication with Aboriginal patients in the clinical setting.

Andrea McKevitt, David Paul


Traditional Aboriginal Medicine and Medical Practices in Newcastle Australia and Local Surrounding Areas during the Precolonization Period

Erika Chapman-Burgess, Leila Usher


 Doctors teaching doctors Māori language

Danny de Lore, Mania Campbell-Seymour, Hazel Wilks


Breakout Session D                                Room 115/116


Hauora Maori Praxis:  role of video scenarios as appropriate learning method of the Hauora Maori curriculum for health professional students

Shona Naera


The transformation of the continuing education for medical personnel of indigenous communities (CEMPIC)

Shiau Ming Kang


Effective cultural safety training:   What does it look like, and how do we measure it?  A qualitative systematic review of the literature.

Jessica Dawson, Dennis McDermott


Breakout Session E             Mini workshop              Room 101


Energy Work, Complementary Procedures in an Allopathic Practice

Tavis Taylor



Day 5

PRIDoC 2018 Academic Program

Monday July 16, 2018

Schedule subject to change without notice


Campus Center Dining Room

7:00-8:30 am



Center for Performing Arts, UH Hilo Campus

8:30-8:45 am


Revisiting :  ‘Oi Ola Wai Honua

Kekuhi Kealiʻikanakaʻole

8:45-9:45 am


Morning Keynote:  NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity:  Focusing on Institutional Chang

Hannah Valantine, U.S. National Institutes of Health National Heart Lung Blood Institute



Plenary Panel:  Changing Systems of Care

South Central foundation’s NUKA System of Care

Donna Galbreath

Grappling with Governance - Quality, Self-determination & Transformation in Indigenous Health

Evan Adams


Coffee Break



Plenary Panel:  Pacific Islander Health

Marshallese migrants health status in the United States: An indicator of US health policy

Sheldon Riklon

Micronesia Healthcare in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Basin

Wilfred Alik


Campus Center Dining room


Poster Session #2

Themes:  Medical Education, Community Health, Workforce Development

12:15-1:30 pm



Haleʻōlelo (College of Hawaiian Language)

1:30-2:45 pm


Breakout Session A1:   Changing Systems of Care              Room 219

Wholistic Health Care Model from Cradleboard to Headstone

Warner Adam, Terri-Leigh Aldred, Matthew Summerskill


Whanau rituals of encounter in combatting health system barriers

Rachel Brown


First Nations and American Indians as Sovereign:  Workforce behavioral health, research and philosophies of the Indigenous

Rodney Haring


Traditional Māori health systems (rognoā)-what was, is and will be?

Erena Wikaire                                


2025 Indigenous Health White Paper- Medical System Planning

Mona Watan


Workshop 1            Room 217                             90 min

Research with and for Indigenous communities:  Pathways to Indigenous governance

Charlie Lambert, Matthew Bennett, Beverley Lawton, Anna Adcock, Wanda Phillips-Beck, Mabel Horton


Breakout Session: Chronic Disease +                                  Room 211                      

Asserting Indigenous Data Sovereignty in primary health settings in Aotearoa

Rawiri Jansen


Mana Tū:  An Indigenous Approach to Diabetes Management

Tereki Stewart, Matire Harwood


Dissemination and Implementation of a Culturally Adaptable, Evidence-Based Intervention:  The Pili ‘Ohana Project

Claire Townsend-Ing


Maori Experiences of Bariatric Surgery in counties Manukau, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Jamie-Lee Rahiri


Preventing complications in the Diabetic Foot-a mobile Maori health approach to effective Indigenous outcomes

Cynthia Otene


Workshop 2                   Room 202                      90 minute duration

Addressing Historical Trauma from an Artists’ Point of View:  Implications for Healing

Meleanna Aluli Meyer, Martina Kamaka


Workshop 3                   Room 115/116              60 minute duration

New Guidelines and Standards of Care for Hypertension Management and Self-Measured Blood Pressure

Jared Medeiros, Jennifer Hashimoto, Joseph Humphry, Geneva Castro

2:45 - 3:15 pm

Coffee Break



Day 6

PRIDoC 2018 Academic Program

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Schedule subject to change without notice


Campus Center Dining Room

7:00-8:30 am


Center for Performing Arts, UH Hilo Campus

8:30 – 9:00 am


Te Ora Plenary: Maternal-Infant Health

The Wahakura Safe Sleep story: Reclaiming indigenous traditions for infant survival & Applying the ‘wahakura lens’ to smoking in pregnancy

David Tipene-Leach

9:00-9:30 am


AIDA Plenary:  Indigenous Biobanking and Genomic Research, an Australian Model

Ngiare Brown

9:30-11:00 am


Plenary Panel:  Generational Research

Moderator:  Marjorie Mau

The Waimanalo Health Legacy Project:  Community Perspectives on “Generational Research” to Understand Root Causes of Diabetes and Obesity among Native Hawaiian people

Kauʻi Baumhofer, Kamuela Werner

Indigenizing cancer bio-banks as a form of cultural resistance and resiliency

Rodney Haring

Establishing the world's first indigenous genomics research institute-- the "IndiGenomics Institute"

Keolu Fox

Genetics and Genomics in Underrepresented Minorities

Leah Dowsett


Coffee Break



‘Ahahui Plenary:  Mālama Honua, Mālama Kauka…Future Directions

Noa Emmett Aluli


Center for Performing Arts and Campus Center Dining Room

12:00-2:00 pm


Kīpaepae Hoʻokuʻu (Closing and Release Ceremony)


Hoʻoleʻaleʻa (Luncheon and Music)