JABSOM Faculty & Staff
Earl S Hishinuma:
Department: Psychiatry
Title: Professor; Associate Chair of Research
Credentials: PhD
Position: Professor
Contact Info
Email: hishinumae@dop.hawaii.edu
Phone: 586-5906
Fax: 586-2940
Address:
1356 Lusitana St., 4th floor
Dept. of Psychiatry
Honolulu Hi 96813
Webpage: http://dop.hawaii.edu
Education: B.A., M.A., & Ph.D. from the Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Minors in special education and psycho-educational assessment

RELEVANT PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Graduate Assistant & Lecturer, Department of Psychology & Continuing Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Psychological Examiner, Department of Education, State of Hawaii

Head of Research, Psychoeducational Diagnostician, Teacher, & High School Principal, ASSETS School

Instructor, Kapiolani Community College, School of Social Work, Continuing Education (Outreach), University of Hawaii at Manoa


RESPONSIBILTIES/ACTIVITES IN PSYCHIATRY RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Hawaii

Vice Chair of Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Hawaii

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Learning disabilities, gifted, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, intelligence, cross-cultural psychology, learning theory, psychometrics, accommodations & the law, philosophy of science

PUBLICATIONS

1. Hishinuma, E. S. (1989). In response: The future of radical behaviorism: Brief comments on Glenn’s editorial and Drash’s “On Terms.” The Behavior Analyst, 12(1), 93-95.
2. Hishinuma, E. S., & Yamakawa, R. (1993). Construct and criterion-related validity of the WISC-III for exceptional students and those who are “at-risk.” Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment: Advances in Psychoeducational Assessment Monograph Series, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: Third Edition, 94-104.
3. Hishinuma, E. S. (1995). WISC-III accommodations: The need for practitioner guidelines. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 28(3), 130-135.
4. Hishinuma, E. S., & Fremstad, J. S. (1997). NCAA college freshmen academic requirements: Academic standards or unfair roadblocks for students with learning disabilities? Journal of Learning Disabilities, 30(6), 589-598.
5. Hishinuma, E. S., & Tadaki, S. (1997). The problem with grade and age equivalents: WIAT as a case in point. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 15(3), 214-225.
6. Fox III, E. C., Waldron, J. A., Bohnert, P., Hishinuma, E. S., & Nordquist, C. R. (1998). Mentoring new faculty in a department of psychiatry. Academic Psychiatry, 22(2), 98-106.
7. Hishinuma, E. S. (1998). Issues related to WAIS-R testing modifications for individuals with learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Learning Disability Quarterly, 21(3), 228-240.
8. Hishinuma, E. S. (1998). Pre-unified separatism and rapprochement between behaviorism and cognitive psychology: The case of the reinforcer. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 18(1), 1-15.
9. Patrick, V., Hishinuma, E. S., Kavanagh, B., Makini, Jr., G. K., Goebert, D., & Fernandes, D. (1998). Admissions, length of stay, and discharge barriers at the Hawai‘i State Hospital. Hawai‘i Medical Journal, 57(7), 561-566.
10. Prescott, C. A., McArdle, J. J., Hishinuma, E. S., Johnson, R. C., Miyamoto, R. H., Andrade, N. N., Edman, J. L., Makini Jr., G. K., Nahulu, L. B., Yuen, N. Y. C., & Carlton, B. S. (1998). Prediction of major depression and dysthymia from CES-D scores among ethnic minority adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 37(5), 495-503.
11. Baker, F. M., Stokes-Thompson, J., Davis, O. A., Gonzo, R., & Hishinuma, E. S. (1999). Two-year outcomes of psychosocial rehabilitation of black patients with chronic mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 50(4), 535-539.
12. Hishinuma, E. S. (1999). An update on NCAA college freshman academic requirements: The impact on students with LD. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 32(4), 362-371. [Erratum: Journal of Learning Disabilities, 32(6), 595.]
13. Patrick, V., Hishinuma, E. S., & Pehm, J. (1999). Trends across two time periods in the diagnosis of substance abuse comorbidity at the Hawai‘i State Hospital. Hawai‘i Medical Journal, 58(12), 335-340.
14. Goebert, D., Nahulu, L., Hishinuma, E., Bell, C., Yuen, N., Carlton, B., Andrade, N

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