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Merle R. Kataoka-Yahiro, Dr.P.H., M.S., APRN

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Faculty RankProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Hawaii
DepartmentNursing
AddressSchool of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Way
Honolulu HI 96822
Phone8089565329
Fax8089563257
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    Dr. Kataoka-Yahiro has been a clinical nurse in academia for 30 years specializing in family health nursing and has an earned doctorate in public health. Her research trajectory has been in the area of health disparities research working with vulnerable populations which include women, children, older adults, and minority populations.

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    G11HD054969     (KATAOKA-YAHIRO, MERLE RITSUYO)Sep 14, 2007 - Jun 30, 2013
    NIH/NICHD
    Office of Research Development (EARDA)
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Titus SK, Kataoka-Yahiro M. Barriers to Access to Care in Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review. Hisp Health Care Int. 2020 Oct 12; 1540415320956389. PMID: 33043701.
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    2. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Davis J, Rhee CM, Wong L, Hayashida G. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Early Detection and Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease Among Adults in Hawaii: A 10-Year Population Health Study. Prev Chronic Dis. 2020 08 20; 17:E84. PMID: 32816667.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    3. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Davis J, Gandhi K, Rhee CM, Page V. Asian Americans & chronic kidney disease in a nationally representative cohort. BMC Nephrol. 2019 01 09; 20(1):10. PMID: 30626357.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Titus SK, Kataoka-Yahiro M. A Systematic Review of Barriers to Access-to-Care in Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes. J Transcult Nurs. 2019 05; 30(3):280-290. PMID: 30442075.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Sy AU, Lim E, Ka'opua LS, Kataoka-Yahiro M, Kinoshita Y, Stewart SL. Colorectal cancer screening prevalence and predictors among Asian American subgroups using Medical Expenditure Panel Survey National Data. Cancer. 2018 04 01; 124 Suppl 7:1543-1551. PMID: 29578602.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Kataoka-Yahiro, M, Page, V, Li, D . Relationship of associated cardiovascular risk factors and chronic kidney disease with participants enrolled in the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii Kidney Early Screening (KEDS) Program. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2017.
    7. Braginsky, N, Kataoka-Yahiro, M, Inouye, J. Lived experience of Pacific Island women in Hawaii with a "big body size" Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal. 2016; 2(1):10-23.
    8. Wong KA, Kataoka-Yahiro MR. Nutrition and Diet as It Relates to Health and Well-Being of Native Hawaiian Kupuna (Elders): A Systematic Literature Review. J Transcult Nurs. 2017 07; 28(4):408-422. PMID: 27185251.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, McFarlane S, Koijane J, Li D. Culturally Competent Palliative and Hospice Care Training for Ethnically Diverse Staff in Long-Term Care Facilities. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2017 May; 34(4):335-346. PMID: 27026483.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, McFarlane S, Kealoha M, Sy A. Asian and native Hawaiian family caregiver satisfaction with palliative care services in nursing homes. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2016 Mar; 22(3):141-9. PMID: 27018741.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. 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. PMID: 26019985.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Wong KA, Tamashiro J, Page V, Ching J, Li D. Evaluation of the National Kidney Foundation of Hawai'i's Kidney Early Detection Screening program. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2012 Jul; 71(7):186-92. PMID: 22787570.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    13. Inouye J, Braginsky N, Kataoka-Yahiro M. Randomized clinical trials of self-management with Asian/Pacific Islanders. Clin Nurs Res. 2011 Nov; 20(4):366-403. PMID: 21862699.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Kataoka-Yahiro, M, Yancura, LA, Page, V, Inouye, J. Advanced care planning decision-making among Asian Pacific Islander family caregivers of stage 4-5 chronic kidney disease patients on hemodialysis. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. 2011; 6(13):426-434.
    15. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Richardson K, Mobley J. Benefits, barriers, and intentions/desires of nurses related to distance learning in rural island communities. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2011 Mar; 42(3):127-35. PMID: 21162470.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Cohen SM, Kataoka-Yahiro M. Provider adherence to clinical guidelines related to lipid-lowering medications. Mil Med. 2010 Feb; 175(2):122-6. PMID: 20180482.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Conde FA, Wong RS, Page V, Peller B. Advance care planning among Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians receiving haemodialysis. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2010 Jan; 16(1):32-40. PMID: 20090661.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Kataoka-Yahiro MR. Filipino American grandparent caregivers' roles, acculturation, and perceived health status. J Cult Divers. 2010; 17(1):24-33. PMID: 20397571.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Cohen SM, Kataoka-Yahiro M. Themes in the literature related to cardiovascular disease risk reduction. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2009 Jul-Aug; 24(4):268-76. PMID: 21206349.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Ellermann CR, Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Wong LC. Logic models used to enhance critical thinking. J Nurs Educ. 2006 06; 45(6):220-7. PMID: 16780010.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Willgerodt MA, Kataoka-Yahiro M, Kim E, Ceria C. Issues of instrument translation in research on Asian immigrant populations. J Prof Nurs. 2005 Jul-Aug; 21(4):231-9. PMID: 16061170.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Ceria C, Caulfield R. Grandparent caregiving role in ethnically diverse families. J Pediatr Nurs. 2004 Oct; 19(5):315-28. PMID: 15614256.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Ceria C, Yoder M. Grandparent caregiving role in Filipino American families. J Cult Divers. 2004; 11(3):110-7. PMID: 15689145.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Cohen JH. Marketing principles for a learning-service community partnership model. J Nurs Educ. 2002 Mar; 41(3):136-8. PMID: 11939234.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Munet-Vilaro F. Barriers to preventive health care for young children. J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2002 Feb; 14(2):66-72. PMID: 11892538.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Tessier K, Ratliffe C, Cohen J, Matsumoto-Oi D. Learning-Service Community Partnership Model: a pediatric program evaluation. J Pediatr Nurs. 2001 Dec; 16(6):412-7. PMID: 11740788.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    27. Abriam-Yago K, Yoder M, Kataoka-Yahiro M. The Cummins model: a framework for teaching nursing students for whom English is a second language. J Transcult Nurs. 1999 Apr; 10(2):143-9. PMID: 10476166.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Cohen J, Yoder M, Canham D. A learning-service community partnership model for pediatric student experiences. Nurs Health Care Perspect. 1998 Nov-Dec; 19(6):274-7. PMID: 10478069.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    29. Schultz-Grant LD, Young-Cureton V, Kataoka-Yahiro M. Advance directives and do not resuscitate orders: nurses' knowledge and the level of practice in school settings. J Sch Nurs. 1998 Apr; 14(2):4-10, 12-3. PMID: 9611568.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Abriam-Yago K. Culturally competent teaching strategies for Asian nursing students for whom English is a second language. J Cult Divers. 1997; 4(3):83-7. PMID: 9384087.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Yoder M, Cohen J. Ten steps to create an innovative community-based pediatric experience as part of a clinical practicum: a model. J Pediatr Nurs. 1996 Oct; 11(5):309-14. PMID: 8908899.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Kataoka-Yahiro MR, Portillo CJ, Henry S, Holzemer WL. Physical and social correlates of perceived psychological support among hospitalized AIDS patients. J Adv Nurs. 1996 Jul; 24(1):167-73. PMID: 8807393.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Kataoka-Yahiro M, Saylor C. A critical thinking model for nursing judgment. J Nurs Educ. 1994 Oct; 33(8):351-6. PMID: 7799094.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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