Mary Durham, PhD
Center for Health 
   Research - NW & HI 

Center for Health Research - Hawai'i
501 Alakawa Street, Suite 201
Honolulu, HI 96817




  • Location: Honolulu, Hawai'i
  • Year established: 1999
  • Active studies: 34 in 2012
  • Peer-reviewed publications: 22 in 2012
  • Website:


Kaiser Foundation Hospitals – Hawaii


The mission of the Center for Health Research – Hawai'i is to be an international leader in translational research to improve individual health and to inform health policy through research that creates knowledge required to organize, finance, deliver, and evaluate health care in the public’s best interest focused on health services and economics; health communication (decision-making, risk perception, use of technology); nutrition and health behavior; ethnic diversity; epidemiology; disease prevention; and lifespan development. For more information, visit



Special Research Facilities

  • Research clinic
  • Specimen processing

Top 3 Funding Agencies

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute