Affiliation: University of Hawaii
- Ethnic differences in risk for pediatric rheumatic illness in a culturally diverse populationDavid Kurahara
Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine
J Rheumatol 29:379-83. 2002..To analyze the differences of occurrence of pediatric rheumatic disease among various ethnic groups in a culturally diverse isolated geographic area...
- A pediatric residency research requirement to improve collaborative resident and faculty publication productivityDavid K Kurahara
University of Hawai i, John A Burns School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Kapi olani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Hawaii J Med Public Health 71:224-8. 2012..An RRRP encourages residents and faculty to become involved in research publications and other scholarly activities. Its development may help to motivate training physicians to learn important research skills...
- Ethnic differences for developing rheumatic fever in a low-income group living in HawaiiDavid K Kurahara
John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, 1319 Punahou Street, Room 734, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
Ethn Dis 16:357-61. 2006..This ethnically diverse group was unique because they maintained a low socioeconomic but generally healthy lifestyle with more limited risks than those living in extremely impoverished conditions...
- Visiting consultant clinics to study prevalence rates of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and childhood systemic lupus erythematosus across dispersed geographic areasDavid K Kurahara
Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine and Kapi olani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
J Rheumatol 34:425-9. 2007..We studied whether these clinics could be effective in determining prevalence rates of rheumatic illness like juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and childhood systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) across large dispersed geographic areas...
- Group A streptococcal isolates temporally associated with acute rheumatic fever in Hawaii: differences from the continental United StatesGuliz Erdem
Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
Clin Infect Dis 45:e20-4. 2007..The emm types of Streptococcus pyogenes that are associated with this nonsuppurative complication have, to our knowledge, not been previously reported in Hawaii...
- An insert in the covS gene distinguishes a pharyngeal and a blood isolate of Streptococcus pyogenes found in the same individualAlan F Garcia
University of Hawai i, John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology, Honolulu, HI, USA
Microbiology 156:3085-95. 2010..These results, showing a pharyngeal and a blood isolate from a single individual differing by a simple insertion, provide evidence for the model that regulatory gene mutations allow S. pyogenes to invade different niches in the body...