Funded by the NCI, 'Imi Hale - Native Hawaiian Cancer Network was established to increase the number of Native Hawaiian cancer researchers and to develop and test interventions to increase Native Hawaiian use of beneficial cancer services (including primary, secondary, and tertiaty prevention programs). 'Imi Hale is guided by principles of CBPR, engaging community members in identifying research priorities and assuring that research is beneficial to Native Hawaiians. A key component of 'Imi Hale is its JVd Liko Noelo (junior researcher) program that offers research training and mentorship. From 2000-2009, we supported three categories of researchers: Principal Investigator-career, for individuals wanting to seriously pursue a career in health disparities through NIH funding;Principal Investigator-occasional. for health professionals/graduate students who act as Pis on occasional and/or short-term research projects as time permits;and Research Associate, for community members or health professional who assist in cancer research projects due to personal interest, work or school. JVd Liko Noelo also received assistance to attend cancer research conferences and courses on the continental US.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA153459-05
Application #
8721864
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-09-01
Budget End
2015-08-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Papa Ola Lokahi
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Honolulu
State
HI
Country
United States
Zip Code
96813
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