Hawaii Public Health Association celebrated 

National Public Health Week on

Thursday, April 6, 2017

This year HPHA celebrated NPHW with a roundtable event, offering food for the mind, body, and spirit. Invited speakers shared their expertise in roundtable discussions on current topics including:


The ACA, Medicaid and Medicare in Hawaii

Meredith Nichols - Assistant Administrator, Med-QUEST Division
Audrey Suga-Nakagawa, Director of Advocacy, AARP Hawaii

An Intergenerational Approach to Age-Friendly Communities

Christy Nishita - UH Center on Aging & Honolulu’s Age-Friendly City Initiative
Marley Dyer & Bryson Choy - `Iolani School Students

Dietary Patterns and Cancer Risk

Dr. Carol Boushey - Nutrition Researcher, UH Cancer Center
Kristina Salazar - UH Food Science & Human Nutrition Council

Healthy Environments, Healthy People

Scott Stensrud - Executive Director, Blue Zones Project Hawaii
Justine Espiritu - Bikeshare Hawaii

Drug Policies in Hawaii

Carl Bergquist - Director, Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii



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