Dr. Holub’s research focuses on developing interventions to reduce cancer health disparities among Pacific Islanders, using a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach. In 2012, she was identified as a Pacific American Emerging Leader and was invited to be a fellow of the National Pacific American Leadership Institute (NAPALI). She is also a recipient of the NIH LRP Program in the area of Health Disparities Research. She has a strong background in behavioral sciences, with publications in the area of cultural models, cultural adaptation of self-report instruments, and in obesity prevention in minority communities. She has published two book chapters, including within The Handbook of Health Behavior Change. Dr. Holub is the PI of a project to engage Pacific Islanders in cancer prevention funded by the American Cancer Society, Health Disparities Program. She received her MPH from Yale University (Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences) and PhD in Health Behavior from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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