JABSOM Faculty & Staff
Anthony P. Guerrero:
Department: Psychiatry
Title: Professor; Acting Chair of Psychiatry, Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Credentials: MD
Position: Professor
Contact Info
Email: guerreroa@dop.hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 586-2900
Fax: (808) 586-2940
1356 Lusitana st. 4th floor
Honolulu HI 96813
Webpage: http://dop.hawaii.edu
Education: University of Hawai‘i – B.A. (Highest Honors), 1991; M.D., 1994

Residency in Combined Pediatrics/Psychiatry/Child & Adolescent Psychiatry – University of Hawai‘i, 1994-1999


ABP (Pediatrics) 1998 (re-certified 2005), No. 064450
ABPN (Psychiatry) 2001, No. 49162
ABPN (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) 2001, No. 5031
ABPN (Psychosomatic Medicine) 2005, No. 152

Medical education and problem-based learning
Filipino and Pacific Islander mental health
Pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder in Hawai‘i
The interface between pediatrics and child and adolescent psychiatry
Youth violence prevention



Andrade, N.N., Hishinuma, E.S., McDermott, J.F., Johnson, R.C., Makini, G.K., Nahulu, L.B., Yuen, N.Y.C., Bell, C.K., Carlton, B.S., Goebert, D.A., McArdle, J.J., Miyamoto, R.H., Nishimura, S.T., Else, I.R.N., Guerrero, A., Waldron, J.A., & Yates, A. Prevalence of mental disorders in Native Hawaiian adolescents using the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC) Version 2.3 and meta-analyses of comparison studies. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (in press).

Guerrero APS, Hishinuma ES, Andrade NN, Nishimura ST, Cunanan VL. Correlations among Socioeconomic and Family Factors and Academic, Behavioral, and Emotional Difficulties in Filipino Adolescents in Hawaii. International Journal of Social Psychiatry (in press).

Sidelinger DE, Guerrero APS, Rodriguez-Frau M, Mirabal B. Overview of the Academic Centers of Excellence on Youth Violence Prevention Curricula. American Journal of Preventive Medicine (in press).

Guerrero APS. Youth Violence Prevention in a Problem-based Clerkship Curriculum. American Journal of Preventive Medicine (in press).

Guerrero APS. Humanism: The Greatest Technological Advance in Medicine. Hawai‘i Medical Journal 2005; 64: 248-249.

Lee MT, Hishinuma ES, Derauf C, Guerrero AP, Iwaishi LK, Kasuya RT. Smoking cessation counseling training for pediatric residents in the continuity clinic setting. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2004; 4: 289-94

Guerrero APS. General Medical Considerations in Child and Adolescent Patients Presenting with Psychiatric Symptoms. Child Psychiatric Clinics of North America 2003; 12: 613-628.

Guerrero APS, Hishinuma ES, Andrade NN, Bell CK, Kurahara DK, Lee TG, Turner H, Yuen NYC, Andrus J, Stokes AJ. Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Adolescents in Hawai‘i with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2003; 157: 665-670.

Guerrero APS, Derauf DC, Nguyen MAK. Early Detection and Intervention for Common Causes of Psychosocial Morbidity and Mortality in Children and Adolescents. Pediatric Annals 2003; 32: 408-412.

Guerrero APS, Hishinuma ES, Serrano AC, Ahmed I. Use of the “Mechanistic Case Diagramming” Technique to Teach the Bio-Psycho-Social-Cultural Formulation to Psychiatric Clerks. Academic Psychiatry 2003; 27: 88-92.

Kasuya RT, Naguwa GS, Guerrero APS, Hishinuma ES, Lindberg MA, Judd NK. Predictors of USMLE Performance in a Predominantly Asian/Pacific Islander Population of Medical Students in a Problem-based Learning Curriculum. Academic Medicine 2003; 78: 483-90.

Guerrero APS. The Role of Violence Prevention Education at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH-JABSOM). Hawai‘i Medical Journal 2003; 62: 83, 89.

Guerrero APS. Mechanistic case diagramming: a tool for problem-based learning. Academic Medicine 2001; 76: 385-9.

Guerrero APS. The Role of Psychiatry in Undergraduate Medical Education at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Hawai‘i Medical Journal 2001; 60: 29,48.

Hishinuma ES, Miyamoto RH, Nishimura ST, Nahulu LB, Andrade NN, Makini Jr. GK, Yuen NYC, Johnson RC, Kim SP, Goebert DA, Guerrero APS. Psychometric Properties of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Asian/Pacific-Islander Adolescents. Assessment 2000; 7: 17-36.


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