Culture & Mental Health: Public Health Student Research Opportunities at JABSOM Psychiatry


November 14th, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

The Department of Psychiatry mission is to contribute to the overall mission of the John A. Burns School of Medicine by providing leadership in psychiatric education and training, research, faculty development and clinical services in Hawaiʻi, Asia and the Pacific Basin. The Department is committed to expanding knowledge within a cross-cultural, biological, psychological and social framework. The vision of the Department is to be an excellent provider, employer, training program and research center in Hawaiʻi and the Asia/Pacific Region and to contribute to the overall JABSOM vision — as an integrared, academic mental healthcare model including among other points: Mental health research and program evaluation.

Presented by Susana Helm, Ph.D.
Who: Undergraduate and graduate students
What: Culture & Mental Health Research Training (includes PSTY499 3 credit seminar with lab or PH792 1 credit seminar and PH794 2-4 credit lab).
Where: DoP labs are located at the Research Division at Kakaʻako medical school campus. Some lab-related activities occur in the field, various locations in State of Hawaiʻi.
When: Spring 2020, Fall 2020
Why: Professional development, resume builder; potential capstone, thesis or dissertation project; research background improves chances for enrolling in grad school or med school
How: Apply, match, interview, enroll. Email letter of interest, resume, transcript, up to 3 references, writing sample.

The presentation is on Thurs. 11/14 from 12:30 – 1:30pm in Biomed D-207 on the UH Mā campus.
Zoom link: meeting ID: 535 610 271

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Office of Public Health Studies at or 808.956.8577 at least 1 week prior to the event.