Catherine Pirkle

Catherine Pirkle is an associate professor at the Office of Public Health Studies at UH Manoa. She is co-lead of the Healthy Hawaii Initiative Evaluation Team, which works in collaboration with the Hawaii Department of Health.
Protecting And Preserving Our Oceans Is A Matter Of Public Health Courtesy: Catherine Pirkle and David Delaney

Protecting And Preserving Our Oceans Is A Matter Of Public Health

More efforts are needed to understand how the livelihood of humans and the seas are intertwined.

Now Is The Wrong Time To Defund Public Health Infrastructure Catherine Pirkle

Now Is The Wrong Time To Defund Public Health Infrastructure

The United States has been gutting public health for decades and we are all paying the price.

The Public Is Not Alone In Behaving Badly Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

The Public Is Not Alone In Behaving Badly

Blaming citizens for the current crisis obfuscates the responsibility of state and local leadership.

Lessons From Another Pandemic Flickr: Bruno Covas

Lessons From Another Pandemic

To properly combat COVID-19, it’s useful to recall how we addressed HIV/AIDS.

A Health System Is More Than Just Hospitals Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Health System Is More Than Just Hospitals

The workforce includes doctors and nurses but also staff from a variety of disciplines. They all need our support.