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Kathryn L. Braun
Title Professor and Director
Faculty Rank Professor
Degree DrPH
Institution University of Hawaii
Department Office of Public Health Studies
Clusters Community Engagement
1960 East-West Road, Biomed D-209
City Honolulu
State HI
Postal Code 96822
Telephone 808 956-5768
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Institution Ha Kupuna National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders
Title Co-Lead, Community Engagement
Institution RMATRIX
Title Evaluator
Institution Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
Title Evaluator
Institution Hawaii Healthy Aging Partnership
Title Endowed Co-Chair
Institution Barbara Cox Anthony Chair on Aging

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1. Antonio MCK, Hishinuma ES, Ing CT, Hamagami F, Dillard A, Kekauoha BP, Solatorio C, Cassel K, Braun KL, Kaholokula JK. A Resilience Model of Adult Native Hawaiian Health Utilizing a Newly Multi-Dimensional Scale. Behav Med. 2020 May 01; 1-20.
2. Sentell TL, Seto TB, Quensell ML, Malabed JM, Guo M, Vawer MD, Braun KL, Taira DA. Insights in Public Health: Outpatient Care Gaps for Patients Hospitalized with Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions in Hawai''i: Beyond Access and Continuity of Care. Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2020 Mar 01; 79(3):91-97.
3. Taualii M, Davis EL, Braun KL, Tsark JU, Brown N, Hudson M, Burke W. Correction to: Native Hawaiian Views on Biobanking. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Feb; 35(1):210.
4. Wu Y, Uchima O, Browne C, Braun K. Healthy Life Expectancy in 2010 for Native Hawaiian, White, Filipino, Japanese, and Chinese Americans Living in Hawai''i. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2019 10; 31(7):659-670.
5. Tomioka M, Braun KL, Wu YY, Holt K, Keele P, Tsuhako L, Yago J. Twelve-Month Retention in and Impact of Enhance®Fitness on Older Adults in Hawai''i. J Aging Res. 2019; 2019:9836181.
6. Anderson B, Boland MG, Braun KL, Bruno M, Hedges JR, Holcombe R, Ma C, Mokuau N. A Letter from the Executive Leadership Committee. Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2019 07; 78(7):215.
7. Felder TM, Braun KL, Wigfall L, Sevoyan M, Vyas S, Khan S, Brandt HM, Rogers C, Tanjasiri S, Armstead CA, Hébert JR. Mentoring, Training, and Scholarly Productivity Experiences of Cancer-Related Health Disparities Research Trainees: Do Outcomes Differ for Underrepresented Scientists? J Cancer Educ. 2019 06; 34(3):446-454.
8. Butel J, Braun KL, Nigg CR, Leon Guerrero R, Fleming T, Bersamin A, Coleman P, Novotny R. Estimating intervention dose of the multilevel multisite children''s healthy living program intervention. Transl Behav Med. 2019 May 22.
9. Magnussen L, Shoultz J, Iannce-Spencer C, Braun KL. Testing a Talkstory Intervention to create Supportive and Safe Violence-Free Communities for Women. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 05; 78(5):169-174.
10. Browne CV, Braun KL, Mokuau NK, Wu YY, Muneoka S. Examining Long-Term Service and Support Needs and Preferences of Native Hawaiian Elders: A Mixed-Method Approach. J Aging Health. 2019 Apr 08; 898264319839903.
11. Yang KI, Chung-Do JJ, Fujitani L, Foster A, Mark S, Okada Y, Saad-Jube Z, Youkhana F, Braun KL, Cassel K, Helm S, Ka''opua LS, Mataira PJ, Nishita C, Okamoto SK, Ing CT, Qureshi K, Umemoto K. Advancing Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Health Disparities in Hawai''i: Perspectives from Academic Researchers. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2019 03; 78(3):83-88.
12. Uchima O, Wu YY, Browne C, Braun KL. Disparities in Diabetes Prevalence Among Native Hawaiians/Other Pacific Islanders and Asians in Hawai''i. Prev Chronic Dis. 2019 02 21; 16:E22.
13. Nelson-Hurwitz DC, Kehl L, Braun KL. Aloha Undergraduates: Development and Application of Local & Indigenous Topics into an Undergraduate Public Health Curriculum. Front Public Health. 2019; 7:16.
14. Butel J, Braun KL. The Role of Collective Efficacy in Reducing Health Disparities: A Systematic Review. Fam Community Health. 2019 Jan/Mar; 42(1):8-19.
15. Inada MK, Braun KL, Mwarike P, Cassel K, Compton R, Yamada S, Sentell T. Chuukese community experiences of racial discrimination and other barriers to healthcare: Perspectives from community members and providers. Soc Med (Soc Med Publ Group). 2019 Jan-Apr; 12(1):3-13.
16. Novotny R, Davis J, Butel J, Boushey CJ, Fialkowski MK, Nigg CR, Braun KL, Leon Guerrero RT, Coleman P, Bersamin A, Areta AAR, Barber LR, Belyeu-Camacho T, Greenberg J, Fleming T, Dela Cruz-Talbert E, Yamanaka A, Wilkens LR. Effect of the Children''s Healthy Living Program on Young Child Overweight, Obesity, and Acanthosis Nigricans in the US-Affiliated Pacific Region: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 10 05; 1(6):e183896.
17. Cushing RE, Braun KL, Alden S. A Qualitative Study Exploring Yoga in Veterans with PTSD Symptoms. Int J Yoga Therap. 2018 Nov; 28(1):63-70.
18. Agner J, Braun KL. Patient empowerment: A critique of individualism and systematic review of patient perspectives. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 12; 101(12):2054-2064.
19. Malabed JM, Taira DA, Seto TB, Braun KL, Sentell T. 2017 Writing Contest Undergraduate Winner: Pathways to Preventable Hospitalizations for Filipino Patients with Diabetes and Heart Disease in Hawai''i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2018 07; 77(7):155-160.
20. Domingo JB, Chen JJ, Braun KL. Colorectal Cancer Screening Compliance among Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Jun; 20(3):584-593.
21. Nelson-Hurwitz DC, Tagorda M, Kehl L, Buchthal OV, Braun KL. Developing an Undergraduate Public Health Introductory Core Course Series. Front Public Health. 2018; 6:155.
22. Domingo JB, Gavero G, Braun KL. Strategies to Increase Filipino American Participation in Cardiovascular Health Promotion: A Systematic Review. Prev Chronic Dis. 2018 05 17; 15:E59.
23. Dela Cruz MRI, Braun KL, Tsark JAU, Albright CL, Chen JJ. HPV vaccination prevalence, parental barriers and motivators to vaccinating children in Hawai''i. Ethn Health. 2018 May 10; 1-13.
24. Cushing RE, Braun KL, Alden C-Iayt SW, Katz AR. Military-Tailored Yoga for Veterans with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Mil Med. 2018 05 01; 183(5-6):e223-e231.
25. Ing CT, Miyamoto RES, Fang R, Antonio M, Paloma D, Braun KL, Kaholokula JK. Comparing Weight Loss-Maintenance Outcomes of a Worksite-Based Lifestyle Program Delivered via DVD and Face-to-Face: A Randomized Trial. Health Educ Behav. 2018 08; 45(4):569-580.
26. Browne CV, Braun KL. Away from the Islands: Diaspora''s Effects on Native Hawaiian Elders and Families in California. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2017 Dec; 32(4):395-411.
27. Hwang PW, Dos Santos Gomes C, Auais M, Braun KL, Guralnik JM, Pirkle CM. Economic Adversity Transitions From Childhood to Older Adulthood Are Differentially Associated With Later-Life Physical Performance Measures in Men and Women in Middle and High-Income Sites. J Aging Health. 2017 Oct 01; 898264317736846.
28. Cushing RE, Braun KL. Mind-Body Therapy for Military Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review. J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Feb; 24(2):106-114.
29. Dela Cruz MRI, Tsark JAU, Chen JJ, Albright CL, Braun KL. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Motivators, Barriers, and Brochure Preferences Among Parents in Multicultural Hawai''i: a Qualitative Study. J Cancer Educ. 2017 Sep; 32(3):613-621.
30. Zhang W, Braun KL, Wu YY. The educational, racial and gender crossovers in life satisfaction: Findings from the longitudinal Health and Retirement Study. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2017 Nov; 73:60-68.
31. Power JM, Braun KL, Bersamin A. Exploring the Potential for Technology-Based Nutrition Education Among WIC Recipients in Remote Alaska Native Communities. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2017 Jul - Aug; 49(7 Suppl 2):S186-S191.e1.
32. Braun KL, Nelson-Hurwitz DC, Ono M, Godinet M, Perkinson MA, Mokuau N, Hayes D. Insights in Public Health: From Hale to Kauhale: Public Health, Social Work, and Aging. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 05; 76(5):135-138.
33. Tomioka M, Braun K, Homma M, Nobuhara H, Kubota T, Sakai H. Perceptions of Factors Impacting Longevity among Hawai''i Older Adults. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 03; 76(3):71-76.
34. Quensell ML, Taira DA, Seto TB, Braun KL, Sentell TL. "I Need my Own Place to get Better": Patient Perspectives on the Role of Housing in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(2):784-797.
35. Wu Y, Braun K, Onaka AT, Horiuchi BY, Tottori CJ, Wilkens L. Life Expectancies in Hawai''i: A Multi-ethnic Analysis of 2010 Life Tables. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 01; 76(1):9-14.
36. Domingo JB, Braun KL. Characteristics of Effective Colorectal Cancer Screening Navigation Programs in Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Systematic Review. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(1):108-126.
37. Choy LB, Maddock JE, Brody B, Richards KL, Braun KL. Examining the role of a community coalition in facilitating policy and environmental changes to promote physical activity: the case of Get Fit Kaua''i. Transl Behav Med. 2016 12; 6(4):638-647.
38. Nigg CR, Ul Anwar MM, Braun K, Mercado J, Kainoa Fialkowski M, Ropeti Areta AA, Belyeu-Camacho T, Bersamin A, Guerrero RL, Castro R, DeBaryshe B, Vargo AM, Braden KW. A Review of Promising Multicomponent Environmental Child Obesity Prevention Intervention Strategies by the Children''s Healthy Living Program. J Environ Health. 2016 10; 79(3):18-26.
39. Sentell TL, Seto TB, Young MM, Vawer M, Quensell ML, Braun KL, Taira DA. Pathways to potentially preventable hospitalizations for diabetes and heart failure: a qualitative analysis of patient perspectives. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 07 26; 16:300.
40. Dela Cruz MR, Tsark JA, Soon R, Albright CL, Braun KL. Insights in Public Health: Community Involvement in Developing a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Brochure Made for Parents in Hawai''i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 07; 75(7):203-7.
41. Townsend CK, Miyamoto RE, Antonio M, Zhang G, Paloma D, Basques D, Braun KL, Kaholokula JK. The PILI@Work Program: a translation of the diabetes prevention program to Native Hawaiian-serving worksites in Hawai''i. Transl Behav Med. 2016 06; 6(2):190-201.
42. Esquivel MK, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Influence of Teachers'' Personal Health Behaviors on Operationalizing Obesity Prevention Policy in Head Start Preschools: A Project of the Children''s Healthy Living Program (CHL). J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016 05; 48(5):318-325.e1.
43. Fialkowski MK, Yamanaka A, Wilkens LR, Braun KL, Butel J, Ettienne R, McGlone K, Remengesau S, Power JM, Johnson E, Gilmatam D, Fleming T, Acosta M, Belyeu-Camacho T, Shomour M, Sigrah C, Nigg C, Novotny R. Recruitment Strategies and Lessons Learned from the Children''s Healthy Living Program Prevalence Survey. AIMS Public Health. 2016; 3(1):140-157.
44. Esquivel M, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Head Start Wellness Policy Intervention in Hawaii: A Project of the Children''s Healthy Living Program. Child Obes. 2016 Feb; 12(1):26-32.
45. Heo HH, Sentell TL, Li D, Ahn HJ, Miyamura J, Braun K. Disparities in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations for Chronic Conditions Among Korean Americans, Hawaii, 2010-2012. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Sep 17; 12:E152.
46. Hwang PW, Braun KL. The Effectiveness of Dance Interventions to Improve Older Adults'' Health: A Systematic Literature Review. Altern Ther Health Med. 2015 Sep-Oct; 21(5):64-70.
47. Sentell T, Braun KL, Davis J, Davis T. Health literacy and meeting breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines among Asians and whites in California. Springerplus. 2015; 4:432.
48. Butel J, Braun KL, Novotny R, Acosta M, Castro R, Fleming T, Powers J, Nigg CR. Assessing intervention fidelity in a multi-level, multi-component, multi-site program: the Children''s Healthy Living (CHL) program. Transl Behav Med. 2015 Dec; 5(4):460-9.
49. Soon R, Dela Cruz MR, Tsark JU, Chen JJ, Braun KL. A Survey of Physicians'' Attitudes and Practices about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine in Hawai''i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2015 Jul; 74(7):234-41.
50. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Inouye J, Seto TB, Braun KL. Translational research education and training needs in Hawai''i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2015 May; 74(5):164-8.
51. Tomioka M, Braun KL. Examining Sustainability Factors for Organizations that Adopted Stanford''s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. Front Public Health. 2014; 2:140.
52. Roghmann F, Gockel M, Schmidt J, Hanske J, von Landenberg N, Löppenberg B, Braun K, von Bodman C, Pastor J, Palisaar J, Noldus J, Brock M. [Complications after ileal conduit: Urinary diversion-associated complications after radical cystectomy]. Urologe A. 2015 Apr; 54(4):533-41.
53. Braun KL, Thomas WL, Domingo JL, Allison AL, Ponce A, Haunani Kamakana P, Brazzel SS, Emmett Aluli N, Tsark JU. Reducing cancer screening disparities in medicare beneficiaries through cancer patient navigation. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Feb; 63(2):365-70.
54. Sentell TL, Tsoh JY, Davis T, Davis J, Braun KL. Low health literacy and cancer screening among Chinese Americans in California: a cross-sectional analysis. BMJ Open. 2015 Jan 05; 5(1):e006104.
55. Crabtree C, Braun K. PhotoVoice: A Community-Based Participatory Approach in Developing Disaster Reduction Strategies. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015; 9(1):31-40.
56. Hébert JR, Braun KL, Meade CD, Bloom J, Kobetz E. Community-Based Participatory Research Adds Value to the National Cancer Institute''s Research Portfolio. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015; 9 Suppl:1-4.
57. Braun KL, Stewart S, Baquet C, Berry-Bobovski L, Blumenthal D, Brandt HM, Buchwald DS, Campbell JE, Coe K, Cooper LC, Espinoza P, Henry-Tillman R, Hargreaves M, James A, Salmon Kaur J, Viswanath K, Ma GX, Mandelblatt J, Meade C, Ramirez A, Scarinci I, Park Tanjasiri S, Thompson B, Vines AI, Dignan M. The National Cancer Institute''s Community Networks Program Initiative to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities: Outcomes and Lessons Learned. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015; 9 Suppl:21-32.
58. Hébert JR, Satariano WA, Friedman DB, Armstead CA, Greiner A, Felder TM, Coggins TA, Tanjasiri S, Braun KL. Fulfilling Ethical Responsibility: Moving Beyond the Minimal Standards of Protecting Human Subjects from Research Harm. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015; 9 Suppl:41-50.
59. Hébert JR, Braun KL, Kaholokula JK, Armstead CA, Burch JB, Thompson B. Considering the Role of Stress in Populations of High-Risk, Underserved Community Networks Program Centers. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015; 9 Suppl:71-82.
60. Felder TM, Braun KL, Brandt HM, Khan S, Tanjasiri S, Friedman DB, Armstead CA, Okuyemi KS, Hébert JR. Mentoring and Training of Cancer-Related Health Disparities Researchers Committed to Community-Based Participatory Research. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015; 9 Suppl:97-108.
61. Braun KL, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Butel J, Hollyer JR, Barber LR, Bersamin A, Coleman P, Teo-Martin U, Vargo AM, Novotny R. Using the ANGELO model to develop the children''s healthy living program multilevel intervention to promote obesity preventing behaviors for young children in the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Region. Child Obes. 2014 Dec; 10(6):474-81.
62. Cassel KD, Braun K, Ka''opua L, Soa F, Nigg C. Samoan body and soul: adapting an evidence-based obesity and cancer prevention program. Qual Health Res. 2014 Dec; 24(12):1658-72.
63. Tauali i M, Davis EL, Braun KL, Tsark JU, Brown N, Hudson M, Burke W. Native Hawaiian views on biobanking. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Sep; 29(3):570-6.
64. Braun KL, Kim BJ, Ka''opua LS, Mokuau N, Browne CV. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Elders: What Gerontologists Should Know. Gerontologist. 2015 Dec; 55(6):912-9.
65. Iskandar L, Braun KL, Katz AR. Testing the woman abuse screening tool to identify intimate partner violence in Indonesia. J Interpers Violence. 2015 Apr; 30(7):1208-25.
66. Browne CV, Mokuau N, Ka''opua LS, Kim BJ, Higuchi P, Braun KL. Listening to the voices of native Hawaiian elders and ‘ohana caregivers: discussions on aging, health, and care preferences. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2014 Jun; 29(2):131-51.
67. Braun KL, Tsark JU, Powers A, Croom K, Kim R, Gachupin FC, Morris P. Cancer patient perceptions about biobanking and preferred timing of consent. Biopreserv Biobank. 2014 Apr; 12(2):106-12.
68. Sugimoto-Matsuda JJ, Braun KL. The role of collaboration in facilitating policy change in youth violence prevention: a review of the literature. Prev Sci. 2014 Apr; 15(2):194-204.
69. Robinson MK, Tsark JU, Braun KL. Increasing primary care physician support for and promotion of cancer clinical trials. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Mar; 73(3):84-7; quiz 88.
70. Tomioka M, Braun KL, Ah Cook V, Compton M, Wertin K. Improving behavioral and clinical indicators in Asians and Pacific Islanders with diabetes: findings from a community clinic-based program. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014 May; 104(2):220-5.
71. Ka''opua LS, Diaz TP, Park SH, Bowen T, Patrick K, Tamang S, Braun KL. Colorectal Cancer Screening at the Nexus of HIV, Minority Statuses, and Cultural Safety. Am J Health Educ. 2014 Jan; 45(1):42-51.
72. Heo HH, Braun KL. Culturally tailored interventions of chronic disease targeting Korean Americans: a systematic review. Ethn Health. 2014 Feb; 19(1):64-85.
73. Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Areta AA, Bersamin A, Braun K, DeBaryshe B, Deenik J, Dunn M, Hollyer J, Kim J, Leon Guerrero RT, Nigg CR, Takahashi R, Wilkens LR. University of Hawai''i Cancer Center Connection: The Pacific Way to Child Wellness: The Children''s Healthy Living Program for Remote Underserved Minority Populations of the Pacific Region (CHL). Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Nov; 72(11):406-8.
74. Sentell T, Unick GJ, Ahn HJ, Braun KL, Miyamura J, Shumway M. Illness severity and psychiatric hospitalization rates among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Nov 01; 64(11):1095-102.
75. Sentell T, Zhang W, Davis J, Baker KK, Braun KL. The influence of community and individual health literacy on self-reported health status. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Feb; 29(2):298-304.
76. Leslie JH, Braun KL, Novotny R, Mokuau N. Factors affecting healthy eating and physical activity behaviors among multiethnic blue- and white-collar workers: a case study of one healthcare institution. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Sep; 72(9):300-6.
77. Braun KL, Browne CV, Ka''opua LS, Kim BJ, Mokuau N. Research on indigenous elders: from positivistic to decolonizing methodologies. Gerontologist. 2014 Feb; 54(1):117-26.
78. Mitchell-Box KM, Braun KL. Impact of male-partner-focused interventions on breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity, and continuation. J Hum Lact. 2013 Nov; 29(4):473-9.
79. Sentell T, Dela Cruz MR, Heo HH, Braun KL. Health literacy, health communication challenges, and cancer screening among rural native Hawaiian and Filipino women. J Cancer Educ. 2013 Jun; 28(2):325-34.
80. Mitchell-Box K, Braun KL, Hurwitz EL, Hayes DK. Breastfeeding attitudes: association between maternal and male partner attitudes and breastfeeding intent. Breastfeed Med. 2013 Aug; 8(4):368-73.
81. Allison AL, Ishihara-Wong DD, Domingo JB, Nishioka J, Wilburn A, Tsark JU, Braun KL. Helping cancer patients across the care continuum: the navigation program at the Queen''s Medical Center. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Apr; 72(4):116-21.
82. Sentell T, Braun KL, Davis J, Davis T. Colorectal cancer screening: low health literacy and limited English proficiency among Asians and Whites in California. J Health Commun. 2013; 18 Suppl 1:242-55.
83. Tomioka M, Braun KL. Implementing evidence-based programs: a four-step protocol for assuring replication with fidelity. Health Promot Pract. 2013 Nov; 14(6):850-8.
84. Mokuau N, Braun KL, Daniggelis E. Building family capacity for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer. Health Soc Work. 2012 Nov; 37(4):216-24.
85. Tang L, Chen R, Huang D, Wu H, Yan H, Li S, Braun KL. Prevalence of condom use and associated factors among Chinese female undergraduate students in Wuhan, China. AIDS Care. 2013; 25(4):515-23.
86. Mitchell-Box K, Braun KL. Fathers'' thoughts on breastfeeding and implications for a theory-based intervention. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2012 Nov-Dec; 41(6):E41-50.
87. Fernandes R, Braun KL, Spinner JR, Sturdevant C, Ancheta SJ, Yoshimura SR, Compton M, Wang JH, Lee CJ. Healthy Heart, Healthy Family: a NHLBI/HRSA collaborative employing community health workers to improve heart health. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3):988-99.
88. Felder TM, Brandt HM, Armstead CA, Cavicchia PP, Braun KL, Adams SA, Friedman DB, Tanjasiri S, Steck SE, Smith ER, Daguisé VG, Hébert JR. Creating a cadre of junior investigators to address the challenges of cancer-related health disparities: lessons learned from the community networks program. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Jun; 27(3):409-17.
89. Aitaoto N, Braun KL, Estrella J, Epeluk A, Tsark J. Design and results of a culturally tailored cancer outreach project by and for Micronesian women. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E82.
90. Tomioka M, Sugihara N, Braun KL. Replicating the EnhanceFitness physical activity program in Hawai`i''s multicultural population, 2007-2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E74.
91. Kaur JS, Coe K, Rowland J, Braun KL, Conde FA, Burhansstipanov L, Heiney S, Kagawa-Singer M, Lu Q, Witte C. Enhancing life after cancer in diverse communities. Cancer. 2012 Nov 01; 118(21):5366-73.
92. Braun KL, Kagawa-Singer M, Holden AE, Burhansstipanov L, Tran JH, Seals BF, Corbie-Smith G, Tsark JU, Harjo L, Foo MA, Ramirez AG. Cancer patient navigator tasks across the cancer care continuum. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Feb; 23(1):398-413.
93. Boyd JK, Kuuleialoha Kamaka SA, Braun KL. Pathway out of poverty: a values-based college-community partnership to improve long-term outcomes of underrepresented students. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2012; 6(1):25-31.
94. Sentell T, Braun KL. Low health literacy, limited English proficiency, and health status in Asians, Latinos, and other racial/ethnic groups in California. J Health Commun. 2012; 17 Suppl 3:82-99.
95. Domingo JB, Davis EL, Allison AL, Braun KL. Cancer patient navigation case studies in Hawai''i: the complimentary role of clinical and community navigators. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Dec; 70(12):257-61.
96. Braun KL, Nguyen TT, Tanjasiri SP, Campbell J, Heiney SP, Brandt HM, Smith SA, Blumenthal DS, Hargreaves M, Coe K, Ma GX, Kenerson D, Patel K, Tsark J, Hébert JR. Operationalization of community-based participatory research principles: assessment of the national cancer institute''s community network programs. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jun; 102(6):1195-203.
97. Ka''opua LS, Braun KL, Browne CV, Mokuau N, Park CB. Why Are Native Hawaiians Underrepresented in Hawai''i''s Older Adult Population? Exploring Social and Behavioral Factors of Longevity. J Aging Res. 2011; 2011:701232.
98. Tomioka M, Braun KL, Compton M, Tanoue L. Adapting Stanford''s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program to Hawaii''s multicultural population. Gerontologist. 2012 Feb; 52(1):121-32.
99. Sugihara N, Watanabe M, Tomioka M, Braun KL, Pang L. Cost-benefit estimates of an elderly exercise program on Kaua''i. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Jun; 70(6):116-20.
100. Ka''opua LS, Park SH, Ward ME, Braun KL. Testing the feasibility of a culturally tailored breast cancer screening intervention with Native Hawaiian women in rural churches. Health Soc Work. 2011 Feb; 36(1):55-65.
101. Boyd JK, Hernandez JY, Braun KL. Engaging nurse aide students to develop a survey to improve enrollment and retention in college. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2011; 5(2):169-76.
102. Sentell T, Baker KK, Onaka A, Braun K. Low health literacy and poor health status in Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Hawai''i. J Health Commun. 2011; 16 Suppl 3:279-94.
103. Matsui M, Braun K. Nurses'' and care workers'' attitudes toward death and caring for dying older adults in Japan. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2010 Dec; 16(12):593-8.
104. Fernandes R, Braun KL, Ozawa J, Compton M, Guzman C, Somogyi-Zalud E. Home-based palliative care services for underserved populations. J Palliat Med. 2010 Apr; 13(4):413-9.
105. Leslie JH, Hughes CK, Braun KL. Engaging participants in design of a Native Hawaiian worksite wellness program. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2010; 4(2):121-30.
106. Aitaoto N, Tsark JU, Tomiyasu DW, Yamashita BA, Braun KL. Strategies to increase breast and cervical cancer screening among Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Filipina women in Hawai''i. Hawaii Med J. 2009 Oct; 68(9):215-22.
107. Aitaoto N, Tsark J, Braun KL. Sustainability of the Pacific Diabetes Today coalitions. Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Oct; 6(4):A130.
108. Yan H, Chen W, Wu H, Bi Y, Zhang M, Li S, Braun KL. Multiple sex partner behavior in female undergraduate students in China: a multi-campus survey. BMC Public Health. 2009 Aug 22; 9:305.
109. Browne CV, Mokuau N, Braun KL. Adversity and resiliency in the lives of Native Hawaiian elders. Soc Work. 2009 Jul; 54(3):253-61.
110. Park CB, Braun KL, Horiuchi BY, Tottori C, Onaka AT. Longevity disparities in multiethnic Hawaii: an analysis of 2000 life tables. Public Health Rep. 2009 Jul-Aug; 124(4):579-84.
111. Eksi A, Braun KL. Over-time changes in PTSD and depression among children surviving the 1999 Istanbul earthquake. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2009 Jun; 18(6):384-91.
112. Tsark JU, Braun KL. Eyes on the Pacific: cancer issues of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Hawai''i and the US-associated Pacific. J Cancer Educ. 2009; 24(2 Suppl):S68-9.
113. Mokuau N, Browne CV, Braun KL, Choy LB. Using a community-based participatory approach to create a resource center for Native Hawaiian elders. Educ Health (Abingdon). 2008 Dec; 21(3):174.
114. Gellert KS, Choi D, Coel M, Braun KL. A feasibility study of methodology for recruitment and for comparative testing of ciliary function in Hawaiians and Caucasians. Hawaii Med J. 2008 Aug; 67(8):209-12.
115. Kulukulualani M, Braun KL, Tsark JU. Using a participatory four-step protocol to develop culturally targeted cancer education brochures. Health Promot Pract. 2008 Oct; 9(4):344-55.
116. Cruz MR, Mitsuda B, Monlux A, Agnos K, Ahedo A, Au L, Erondu N, Harmon A, Haro-Arvizu P, Kualii B, Loprinzi C, Olson K, Salamanca L, Samifua M, Suzuki-Ung D, Wang JH, Wilson T, Partika N, Braun K. Assessment of disaster training needs for physicians and other health professionals serving vulnerable populations in Hawai''i. Hawaii Med J. 2008 Mar; 67(3):76, 78, 83.
117. Matsui M, Braun KL, Karel H. Comparison of end-of-life preferences between Japanese elders in the United States and Japan. J Transcult Nurs. 2008 Apr; 19(2):167-74.
118. Browne CV, Braun KL. Globalization, women''s migration, and the long-term-care workforce. Gerontologist. 2008 Feb; 48(1):16-24.
119. Mokuau N, Braun KL, Wong LK, Higuchi P, Gotay CC. Development of a family intervention for Native Hawaiian women with cancer: a pilot study. Soc Work. 2008 Jan; 53(1):9-19.
120. Browne CV, Braun KL. Immigration and the direct long-term care workforce: implications for education and policy. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2008; 29(2):172-88.
121. DeRenne C, Maeda JK, Chai DX, Ho K, Kaluhiokalani N, Braun KL. Afterschool physical activity program to reduce obesity-related cancer risk: a feasibility study. J Cancer Educ. 2008; 23(4):230-4.
122. Braun KL, Tsark JU. Community-based research should be based in the community. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2008; 2(4):271-3.
123. Santos L, Braun KL, Ae''a K, Shearer L. Institutionalizing a comprehensive tobacco-cessation protocol in an indigenous health system: lessons learned. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2008; 2(4):279-89.
124. Braun KL, Allison A, Tsark JU. Using community-based research methods to design cancer patient navigation training. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2008; 2(4):329-40.
125. Boyd JK, Braun KL. Supports for and barriers to healthy living for Native Hawaiian young adults enrolled in community colleges. Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Oct; 4(4):A88.
126. Aitaoto N, Braun KL, Dang KL, So''a T. Cultural considerations in developing church-based programs to reduce cancer health disparities among Samoans. Ethn Health. 2007 Sep; 12(4):381-400.
127. Young NN, Braun KL. La''au lapa''au and Western medicine in Hawai''i: experiences and perspectives of patients who use both. Hawaii Med J. 2007 Jul; 66(7):176, 178-80.
128. Chen TH, Buenconsejo-Lum LE, Braun KL, Higa C, Maskarinec GG. A pilot evaluation of distance education modalities for health workers in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands. Pac Health Dialog. 2007 Mar; 14(1):22-30.
129. Lindsey J, Braun KL, Aung N, Campos JA, Choy L, Chung J, Dellinger SF, Gentry L, Li J, Mayet S, Mitchell-Box K, Pan J. How can the University of Hawai''i meet needs for public health education? Results of a students'' needs assessment. Pac Health Dialog. 2007 Mar; 14(1):191-8.
130. Dellinger SF, Aung N, Campos JA, Choy L, Chung J, Gentry L, Li J, Lindsey J, Mayet S, Mitchell K, Pan J, Nigg CR, Braun K. Formulating Hawai''i''s public health education needs: input from the health community. Hawaii Med J. 2007 Feb; 66(2):45-7.
131. Mokuau N, Braun KL. Family support for Native Hawaiian women with breast cancer. J Cancer Educ. 2007; 22(3):191-6.
132. Tsark JU, Braun KL. Reducing cancer health disparities in the US-associated Pacific. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2007 Jan-Feb; 13(1):49-58.
133. Browne CV, Braun KL, Arnsberger P. Filipinas as residential long-term care providers: influence of cultural values, structural inequity, and immigrant status on choosing this work. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2007; 48(3-4):439-55.
134. Eksi A, Braun KL, Ertem-Vehid H, Peykerli G, Saydam R, Toparlak D, Alyanak B. Risk factors for the development of PTSD and depression among child and adolescent victims following a 7.4 magnitude earthquake. Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract. 2007; 11(3):190-9.
135. Braun KL, Tsark JU, Santos L, Aitaoto N, Chong C. Building Native Hawaiian capacity in cancer research and programming. A legacy of ''Imi Hale. Cancer. 2006 Oct 15; 107(8 Suppl):2082-90.
136. Braun KL, Karel H, Zir A. Family response to end-of-life education: differences by ethnicity and stage of caregiving. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2006 Aug-Sep; 23(4):269-76.
137. Gellert K, Braun KL, Morris R, Starkey V. The ''Ohana Day Project: a community approach to increasing cancer screening. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Jul; 3(3):A99.
138. Kaholokula JK, Braun KL, Kana''iaupuni S, Grandinetti A, Chang HK. Ethnic-by-gender differences in cigarette smoking among Asian and Pacific Islanders. Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Apr; 8(2):275-86.
139. Fong M, Braun KL, Chang RM. Native Hawaiian preferences for informed consent and disclosure of results from genetic research. J Cancer Educ. 2006; 21(1 Suppl):S47-52.
140. Braun KL, Fong M, Kaanoi ME, Kamaka ML, Gotay CC. Testing a culturally appropriate, theory-based intervention to improve colorectal cancer screening among Native Hawaiians. Prev Med. 2005 Jun; 40(6):619-27.
141. Braun KL, Zir A, Crocker J, Seely MR. Kokua Mau: a statewide effort to improve end-of-life care. J Palliat Med. 2005 Apr; 8(2):313-23.
142. Aitaoto NT, Braun KL, Ichiho HM, Kuhau RL. Diabetes today in the Pacific: reports from the field. Pac Health Dialog. 2005 Mar; 12(1):124-31.
143. Braun KL, Cheang M, Shigeta D. Increasing knowledge, skills, and empathy among direct care workers in elder care: a preliminary study of an active-learning model. Gerontologist. 2005 Feb; 45(1):118-24.
144. Braun KL, Fong M, Gotay C, Pagano IS, Chong C. Ethnicity and breast cancer in Hawaii: increased survival but continued disparity. Ethn Dis. 2005; 15(3):453-60.
145. Braun KL, Fong M, Gotay CC, Chong CD. Ethnic differences in breast cancer in Hawai''i: age, stage, hormone receptor status, and survival. Pac Health Dialog. 2004 Sep; 11(2):146-53.
146. Fong M, Braun KL, Chang RM. Native Hawaiian preferences for informed consent and disclosure of results from research using stored biological specimens. Pac Health Dialog. 2004 Sep; 11(2):154-9.
147. Ka''ano''i ME, Braun KL, Gotay CC. Primary care physicians'' knowledge, attitudes and practices related to cancer screening and cancer prevention clinical trials. Pac Health Dialog. 2004 Sep; 11(2):160-5.
148. Tsark J'', Braun KL. Na Liko Noelo: a program to develop Native Hawaiian researchers. Pac Health Dialog. 2004 Sep; 11(2):225-32.
149. Fujita R, Braun KL, Hughes CK. The traditional Hawaiian diet: a review of the literature. Pac Health Dialog. 2004 Sep; 11(2):250-9.
150. Braun KL, Ichiho HM, Kuhaulua RL, Aitaoto NT, Tsark JU, Spegal R, Lamb BM. Empowerment through community building: Diabetes Today in the Pacific. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2003 Nov; Suppl:S19-25.
151. Bertao C, Kayashima R, Braun KL. Perceptions of a required hospice experience: a comparison of first- and fourth-year medical students. Hawaii Med J. 2003 May; 62(5):100-3.
152. Braun KL, Tsark J, Santos LA, Abrigo L. ''Imi Hale -- the Native Hawaiian cancer awareness, research, and training network: second-year status report. Asian Am Pac Isl J Health. 2003 Winter-Spring; 10(1):4-16.
153. Browne CV, Braun KL, Mokuau N, McLaughlin L. Developing a multisite project in geriatric and/or gerontological education with emphases in interdisciplinary practice and cultural competence. Gerontologist. 2002 Oct; 42(5):698-704.
154. Braun KL, Kuhaulua RL, Ichiho HM, Aitaoto NT. Listening to the community: a first step in adapting Diabetes Today to the Pacific. Pac Health Dialog. 2002 Sep; 9(2):321-8.
155. Braun KL, Mokuau N, Hunt GH, Kaanoi M, Gotay CC. Supports and obstacles to cancer survival for Hawaii''s native people. Cancer Pract. 2002 Jul-Aug; 10(4):192-200.
156. Kaanoi M, Braun KL, Gotay CC, Abrigo L. Oncologists'' knowledge, attitudes and practices related to cancer treatment clinical trials. Hawaii Med J. 2002 May; 61(5):91-5.
157. Braun KL, Onaka AT, Horiuchi BY. Advance directive completion rates and end-of-life preferences in Hawaii. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2001 Dec; 49(12):1708-13.
158. Braun KL, Zir A. Roles for the church in improving end-of-life care: perceptions of Christian clergy and laity. Death Stud. 2001 Dec; 25(8):685-704.
159. Tsark JU, Braun KL. Ten-year changes in breast cancer knowledge, attitudes, and practices in Native Hawaiian women. Pac Health Dialog. 2001 Sep; 8(2):280-9.
160. Santos L, Mokuau N, Abrigo L, Braun KL, Tsark JU, Mackura G, Kuhaulua R, Chong CD. ''Imi Hale: establishing an inheritance for Native Hawaiians on cancer awareness, research and training. Pac Health Dialog. 2001 Sep; 8(2):436-45.
161. Braun KL, Tanji VM, Heck R. Support for physician-assisted suicide: exploring the impact of ethnicity and attitudes toward planning for death. Gerontologist. 2001 Feb; 41(1):51-60.
162. Kayashima R, Braun KL. Barriers to good end-of-life care: a physician survey. Hawaii Med J. 2001 Feb; 60(2):40-4.
163. Braun KL, Onaka AT, Horiuchi BY. End-of-life preferences in Hawaii. Hawaii Med J. 2000 Dec; 59(12):440-6.
164. Koch T, Braun K, Pietsch JH. Response to "Difference and the Delivery of Healthcare" (special section) (CQ Vol 7, No 1). Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2000; 9(1):123-7.
165. Koch T, Braun KL, Pietsch JH. Social necessity, individual rights, and the needs of the fragile: euthanasia in the context of end-of-life decision making. J Ethics Law Aging. 1999 Spring-Summer; 5(1):17-28.
166. Braun KL, Browne CV. Perceptions of dementia, caregiving, and help seeking among Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Health Soc Work. 1998 Nov; 23(4):262-74.
167. Braun KL. Do Hawaii residents support physician-assisted death? A comparison of five ethnic groups. Hawaii Med J. 1998 Jun; 57(6):529-34.
168. McLaughlin LA, Braun KL. Asian and Pacific Islander cultural values: considerations for health care decision making. Health Soc Work. 1998 May; 23(2):116-26.
169. Braun KL, Yang H, Onaka AT, Horiuchi BY. Asian and Pacific Islander mortality differences in Hawaii. Soc Biol. 1997 Fall-Winter; 44(3-4):213-26.
170. Braun KL, Nichols R. Death and dying in four Asian American cultures: a descriptive study. Death Stud. 1997 Jul-Aug; 21(4):327-59.
171. Metzger M, Jiang S, Wang J, Braun K. Organization of the dopaminergic innervation of forebrain areas relevant to learning: a combined immunohistochemical/retrograde tracing study in the domestic chick. J Comp Neurol. 1996 Dec 02; 376(1):1-27.
172. Braun KL, Nichols R. Cultural issues in death and dying. Hawaii Med J. 1996 Dec; 55(12):260-4.
173. Braun KL, Yang H, Onaka AT, Horiuchi BY. Life and death in Hawaii: ethnic variations in life expectancy and mortality, 1980 and 1990. Hawaii Med J. 1996 Dec; 55(12):278-83, 302.
174. Braun KL, Takamura JC, Mougeot T. Perceptions of dementia, caregiving, and help-seeking among recent Vietnamese immigrants. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 1996 Sep; 11(3):213-28.
175. Braun KL, Look MA, Yang H, Onaka AT, Horiuchi BY. Native Hawaiian mortality, 1980 and 1990. Am J Public Health. 1996 Jun; 86(6):888-9.
176. Braun KL, Yang H, Look MA, Onaka AT, Horiuchi BY. Age-Specific Native Hawaiian Mortality: A Comparison of Full, Part, and Non-Hawaiians. Asian Am Pac Isl J Health. 1996; 4(4):352-362.
177. Derrickson J, Maeda I, Sonomura S, Braun K. Nutrition knowledge and behavioral assessment of participants of Aid for Families with Dependent Children: telephone vs mail data collection methods. J Am Diet Assoc. 1995 Oct; 95(10):1154-5.
178. Braun KL, Look MA, Tsark JA. High mortality rates in Native Hawaiians. Hawaii Med J. 1995 Sep; 54(9):723-9.
179. Braun KL, Conybeare CR. HealthScope: a model for a low cost health education program using commercial television. Public Health Rep. 1995 Jul-Aug; 110(4):483-91.
180. Braun KL, Takamura JC, Forman SM, Sasaki PA, Meininger L. Developing and testing outreach materials on Alzheimer''s disease for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Gerontologist. 1995 Feb; 35(1):122-6.
181. Braun KL, May RM, Nachtigall CT, Brown VJ. Using flowcharts in policy development: reporting abuse and neglect of patients. J Healthc Qual. 1995 Jan-Feb; 17(1):4-10, 28; quiz 28, 35, 50.
182. Braun K, Worthern J. Interpreting your Medicare mortality rates. J Healthc Qual. 1993 May-Jun; 15(3):6-14.
183. Braun KL, Rose CL, Finch MD. Patient characteristics and outcomes in institutional and community long-term care. Gerontologist. 1991 Oct; 31(5):648-56.
184. Braun KL, Rose CL. Goals and characteristics of long-term care programs: an analytic model. Gerontologist. 1989 Feb; 29(1):51-8.
185. Braun KL, Horwitz KJ, Kaku JM. Successful foster caregivers of geriatric patients. Health Soc Work. 1988; 13(1):25-34.
186. Braun KL, Humphry JW, Kaku JM. Community long-term care for geriatric patients in Hawaii. Hawaii Med J. 1987 Nov; 46(11):417-8, 420-3, 431.
187. Braun KL, Rose CL. Geriatric patient outcomes and costs in three settings: nursing home, foster family, and own home. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1987 May; 35(5):387-97.
188. Braun KL, Goto LS, Lenzer AM. Patient age and satisfaction with home care. Home Health Care Serv Q. 1987; 8(2):79-96.
189. Braun KL, Rose CL. The Hawaii geriatric foster care experiment: impact evaluation and cost analysis. Gerontologist. 1986 Oct; 26(5):516-24.

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