Board Members 2016-2017





   

 


Ethan Allen, PhD

President

Member of HPHA since: 2012

Current Employment: Director, Water for Life at Pacific Resources for Education & Learning


 


     










Christian Gloria, PhD, MA, CHES

Vice President

Member of HPHA since: 2012

Current Employment and Related Activities: Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Hawaii Pacific University

Email: cgloria@hawaiipublichealth.org





Jill Tamashiro

Secretary

Member of HPHA since: 2009

Current Employment and Related Activities: ‎Program Coordinator, Hawaii State Department of Health








Tiana Fontanilla, MPH

Treasurer 

Current Employment: Research Associate, Division of Family Planning, JABSOM OB/GYN
















Gerald H. Ohta, MPH

HPHA Historian

Public Health Interests: Disparities, education, access

Member of HPHA since: 1970

Current Employment and Related Activities: Affirmative Action Officer, Hawaii State Department of Health; Member, UH School of Public Health Alumni Association Board; Member, APHA Council of Affiliates and Action Board, 2015 APHA Council of Affiliates Award of Excellence.





Hali Robinett, MPH
Affiliate Representative to Governing Council

HPHA Lifetime member since 1994

Current Employment and Related Activities: Program Manager of the National Cancer Institute-sponsored University of Guam/University of Hawaii Cancer Center Partnership at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center where she has provided administrative support to cancer research and capacity building grants and contracts since 1995. 




 


Dan Dominzio
Director

Member of HPHA since: 1992

Current Employment and Related Activities: Retired Clinical Programs Director at Puna Community Medical Center







John A. Hau’oli Tomoso, MSW, ACSW, LSW

Director

Current Employment:  Executive Director, Tri-Isle Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc.











Hoce Kalkas

Director

Member of HPHA since: 2014

Public Health Interests: public health policy efforts in Hawaii, childhood nutrition and wellness, disaster and emergency preparedness.

Current Employment and Related Activities: Adjunct Faculty, Department of Public Health, Hawaii Pacific University, Member of the Oahu Medical Reserve Corps, Girls on the Run Running Buddy







 


Colby Takeda
Director

Member of HPHA since: 2011

Public Health Interests: Nutrition, ATOD, physical activity promotion, child and adolescent health.

Current Employment and Related Activities: Administrator, The Plaza Assisted Living








Virginia Pressler, MD
Ex-Officio Director

Member of HPHA since: 2011

Current Employment: Director of Health, Hawaii State Department of Health

Public Health Interests: Improving population health in all sectors and eliminating disparities. We need to recognize social determinants of health. We particularly need to protect our prevention programs and put more multidisciplinary efforts into behavioral health along the entire continuum of care statewide.























Andrew Grandinetti, MD

Ex-Officio Director

Member of HPHA since: 2015

Current Employment and Related Activities: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Office of Public Health Studies, Associate Professor, Specialization Head: Epidemiology





Kylie Bretzel, BS

Student Representative

Current Employment and Related Activities: Hawaii Pacific University, MPH student, Public Health Club President






Vicky Rayle

HPHA Federal Liasion

Current Employment and Related Activities: Project Officer National Public Health Improvement Initiative at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Honolulu.















 

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