Upcoming Education

Brain Health and Risk Factors for Dementia Webinar

Wednesday April 4, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 am HST

Join us as Kamal Masaki, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatric Medicine at The John A. Burns School of Medicine, shares key factors associated with maintaining brain health. She’ll review the structure and function of healthy brain aging, define cognitive reserve, and discuss the impacts of physical, mental, and social activity as well as nutrition. Dr. Masaki will also describe risk factors for dementia, including cardiovascular risk factors, and discuss potential protective factors.

Those attending the session will:

  1. Identify factors associated with maintaining brain health
  2. Recognize dementia and review possible causes and associated risk factors
  3. Review local research on brain health
  4. Explore available dementia resources

Continuing Education:
This program is pending approval by National Association of Social Workers–Hawai`i Chapter for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour.

This continuing nursing education was approved by the Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 1.0 nursing contact hour.  Approval valid through 4/4/2020.  OCEAN ID #2018-14.

This webinar will be recorded and available on the HAH website for up to one (1) year after the live presentation.  One (1) nursing contact hour is approved for the archived webinar by the Oregon Nurses Association, an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.
There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.

Webinar Cost:  We are now offering group rates.  Additional people can join you on the webinar under a group rate and receive a Certificate of Completion if they complete the Evaluation and attest to their attendance.  Please indicate any additional participants that join you on the credit card authorization form, or in writing along with your check, and ensure that each one of them registers individually for the webinar (even if they will be viewing the webinar from a central location/computer).

  • 1 Registrant:  $25 HAH Members; $35 Non-Members
  • 2-4 Registrants:  $45 HAH Members; $55 Non-Members
  • 5+ Registrants:  $60 HAH Members; $70 Non-Members

Register now! Complete the following 2 steps (registration and payment) to secure your spot!

  1. Click here to register All individuals must register individually for tracking purposes.
  2. Click here to pay via credit card (see below for how to pay by check).
    If you are paying for multiple people, please list the names of the individuals in the Comments section on the form.

Make checks out to HHERF and mail to:
Healthcare Association of Hawaii
707 Richards Street, PH2
Honolulu, HI 96813

*Cancellations will be charged a processing fee. Email lhenning@hah.org to cancel your registration.
**NO REFUNDS for non-attendance.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, each participant must pay the registration fee, complete the Evaluation form after the webinar and attest to their attendance at the session.  Please ensure each person individually registers for the webinar (even if they will be joining others to view the webinar from a central location/computer).

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Dr. Kamal Masaki is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i Mānoa.  She earned her medical degree at the University of  Bombay, India, and completed Internal Medicine Residency training at Michigan State University and Geriatric Medicine Fellowship training at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa.

Dr. Masaki was the Director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa for 8 years, and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.  She was elected to be a Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society and the Gerontological Society of America.  She has been performing aging and dementia research for the past 25 years, and has been an Investigator and Clinical Director for many large longitudinal epidemiologic studies, including the internationally renowned Honolulu Heart Program, Honolulu-Asia Aging Study of dementia, Hawaii Lifespan Study, Hawaii Healthspan Study, and related offspring studies.  She was Clinical Director for the Women’s Health Initiative Hawaii Clinical Center, and Principal Investigator for an ancillary study, the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study Hawaii Center.

Dr. Masaki is the Director of the John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics at the University of Hawaii, and a training grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.  She is Co-Principal Investigator for the Pacific Islands Geriatric Education Center (HRSA grant, PI 2008-13), and Co-Principal Investigator for the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (HRSA grant).  She was previously Principal Investigator of the Hawaii Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) grant from the NIA, which designated the University of Hawaii one of seven national training centers for aging research (2005-10).  She has a strong track record for mentoring medical students, residents, fellows and junior faculty in aging and dementia research.

Dr. Masaki has received numerous teaching and research awards, and was selected by Hawaii physicians to “The Best Doctors in America” 3 times.  She is a co-author on over 200 publications in scientific journals.