Mele Look Profile
Director, Community Engagement
Mele Look facilitates collaboration for research, training, and funding with the Ulu Network, a collective of 34 organizations serving Native Hawaiians and other Pacific People across Hawai‘i and the continental U.S. She has been involved in Native Hawaiian health research for over 25 years, pioneering studies in the area of Native Hawaiian mortality and recently has been focusing on initiatives that merge cultural practices and health objectives.
Look MA, Kaholokula K, Carvahlo A, Seto T, de Silva M. Developing a Culturally-based Cardiac Rehabilitation Program: The HELA Study, Progress in Community Health Partnerships. In press
Kaholokula JK, Saito E, Shikuma C, Look M.A, Spencer -Tolentino K, Mau M.K. Native and Pacific Disparities Research. Hawaii Medical Journal. 2008;67(9):218-220.
, Baumfhomer N.K., Ng-Osorio J, Furubayashi J.K., Kimata C. Diabetes training of Community Health Workers Serving Native Hawaiians and Pacific People. Diabetes Educator. 2008;34(5):834-840.
Furubayashi J.K., Look M.A. Review of Type 2 diabetes in Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Hawaii. Pacific Health Dialog. 2005;12(2):103-110.
Braun, K.L., Look, M.A., Yang, H., Onaka, A. Horiuchi, B. Native Hawaiian Mortality, 1980 & 1990. American Journal of Public Health. 1996;86(6):888-889.
Look, M.A. A mortality study of the Hawaiian people. Hawaii State Department of Health R&S Reports. 1982;38:1-18.
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