Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA
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: 35 in 2017
  • Peer-reviewed publications: 21 in 2017
  • Website:


Kaiser Foundation Hospitals – Hawaii

  • Headquarters: Honolulu, Hawai'i
  • Year established: 1958
  • CEO: Dave Underriner 
  • CMO: Geoffrey Sewell, MD
  • Patients/members served: 251,302
  • Areas served: Oahu, Maui, Hawai‘i, and Kauai (map)
  • Website:

The mission of the Center for Health Research – Hawai’i is “advancing knowledge to improve health.” The Center for Health Research pursues a vigorous agenda of public health research within large, diverse populations. Our research scientists are a highly diverse and skilled group with specialties ranging from psychology to anthropology to economics to epidemiology. Centralized departments provide the infrastructure and expertise necessary to support our investigators as they write grant proposals, conduct studies, analyze data, and publish their findings. For more information, visit



Special Research Facilities

  • Research clinic
  • Specimen processing

Top 3 Funding Agencies

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease
  • National Institute on Aging