University of Hawaii at Mānoa
Samantha Keaulana-Scott is a public health PhD candidate at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar. As a Native Hawaiian, Samantha is committed to Mauli Ola (Native Hawaiian Health) through research, advocacy, and policy. Currently, her research focuses on the experiences of historical and intergenerational trauma among Wāhine (Native Hawaiian women) in hopes to resolve systemic barriers that inhibit Wāhine from equitable health and justice. In addition, Samantha is committed to working closely with Native Hawaiian communities on community-driven and Indigenous-centered research and program.