Dr. Heather Haynes, MD

History and Present Status of Native Hawaiian Health

Dr. Heather Haynes, MD

Dr. Heather Haynes, MD

History and present status of Native Hawaiian Health

History and present status of Native Hawaiian Health, 30 years after original E Ola Mau study. The 1985 study consisted of a preliminary plan for improving Native Hawaiian health through health promotion, disease prevention and health protection. The Native Hawaiian health needs study developed task forces to report on historical and cultural needs, medical needs, mental health needs and dental and nutritional health needs. Hui No Ke Ola Pono and the other 4 Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems are a result of this study. After 30+ years, what is the present status of Native Hawaiian Health?

Heather was born and raised in upcountry Maui.  Bachelor of Science from University of California, Santa Barbara, Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University, Master’s in Public Health from UH Manoa.  Completed residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University.  Received scholarship for medical school thru Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship program and returned to Maui to practice adult general medicine in 1999.  Involved with Hui No Ke Ola Pono since 2001.  Currently serves as the Medical Director of Hui No Ke Ola Pono, Ornish lifestyle medicine program (Ho’ola Pu’uwai), Hale Makua Health Services and University of Hawaii, Maui Campus health center.

Hale 217 @ 10:30 am and 12:30 pm

All presentations will be held at the Hui No Ke Ola Pono 2nd Annual ‘Aha Mauliola on Saturday, August 10th from 10 am – 3 pm at The University of Hawaii Maui College Campus.

History and present status of Native Hawaiian Health

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