AUCD Network Directory

UCEDD Program:
Center on Disability Studies
University of Hawaii at Manoa
College of Education
1410 Lower Campus Road, Bldg., 171F
Honolulu, HI 96822
Main Phone:  808-956-5462
Main Fax:  808-956-7878
Main Email:
LEND Program:
Hawaii LEND
University of Hawaii at Manoa
John A. Burns School of Medicine
1319 Punahou St. #745
Honolulu, HI 96826
Main Fax:  808-369-1212
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Position Name Phone Email
UCEDD Director Patricia Morrissey 808-956-2065
Lead Administrative Staff
Administrative Assistant Velina Sugiyama 808-956-5688
Associate Specialist Lisa Uyehara 808-956-5680
Director of Research and Evaluation David Leake, PhD, MPH 808-956-0820
Editor, Review of Disability Studies Coordinator, Disability and Diversity Studies Program Megan Conway, PhD 808-956-6166
Grants Coordinator Leslie Dorman 808-956-2673
Junior Specialist Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Project Coordinator Naomi Rombaoa Tanaka 808-956-3433
Retired Steven Brown, PhD 808-291-8858
x Yoko Kitami 808-956-4121
Primary Activity Coordinators
Adult Services Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Adult Services Jennifer Tarnay 808-956-5142
Community Support Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Community Support Lisa Uyehara 808-956-5680
Community Support JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
Cultural Diversity Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Cultural Diversity Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Cultural Diversity Naomi Rombaoa Tanaka 808-956-3433
Cultural Diversity Lisa Uyehara 808-956-5680
Data Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Data Chuan Chinn, Ph.D. 808-956-4291
Data Leslie Dorman 808-956-2673
Data Hye-Jin Park 808-347-6134
Data Tammy Tom, MA, MS 808-956-9039
Distance Learning Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Distance Learning Kristy Akana 808-856-9862
Distance Learning Thomas Conway 808-956-7991
Distance Learning Kiriko Takahashi, Ph.D. 808-956-4457
Early Intervention Kristy Akana 808-856-9862
Early Intervention Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Early Intervention Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Early Intervention JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
Exemplary Services Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Information/Dissemination Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Information/Dissemination Kristy Akana 808-856-9862
Information/Dissemination Thomas Conway 808-956-7991
Information/Dissemination Leslie Dorman 808-956-2673
Information/Dissemination Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Information/Dissemination CDS Media Center 808-375-7092
Information/Dissemination William Rems, Bachelor of Science 808-956-0976
Information/Dissemination Naomi Rombaoa Tanaka 808-956-3433
Information/Dissemination Lisa Uyehara 808-956-5680
Parent/Consumer Kristy Akana 808-856-9862
Parent/Consumer Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Pediatric Services Jennifer Tarnay 808-956-5142
Person Centered Planning Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Person Centered Planning Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Research Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Research David Leake, PhD, MPH 808-956-0820
Research Hye-Jin Park 808-347-6134
Research Naomi Rombaoa Tanaka 808-956-3433
Research Kiriko Takahashi, Ph.D. 808-956-4457
Research Tammy Tom, MA, MS 808-956-9039
Research Lisa Uyehara 808-956-5680
Research JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
Technical Assistance Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Technical Assistance Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Technical Assistance Kiriko Takahashi, Ph.D. 808-956-4457
Technical Assistance Tammy Tom, MA, MS 808-956-9039
Technical Assistance Lisa Uyehara 808-956-5680
Technical Assistance JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment Eric Folk 808-956-0883
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment William Mihalke 808-956-9376
Training Director Megan Conway, PhD 808-956-6166
Community Education Director Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Community Education Director JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
Research Director Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Discipline Coordinators
Assistive Technology Kiriko Takahashi, Ph.D. 808-956-4457
Audiology Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Education Chuan Chinn, Ph.D. 808-956-4291
Education Charmaine Crockett 808-956-7539
Education Eric Folk 808-956-0883
Education Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Education Hye-Jin Park 808-347-6134
Education Kiriko Takahashi, Ph.D. 808-956-4457
Education JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
Health Administration Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Health Administration Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Parent/Family Resources Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Parent/Family Resources Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Psychology: Developmental Chuan Chinn, Ph.D. 808-956-4291
Public Health Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Public Health Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Social Work Chin Lee 808-956-9142
Special Education Kaveh Abhari, PhD 808-956-3982
Special Education Mellanie Lee, M.S. 808-956-5861
Special Education Hye-Jin Park 808-347-6134
Special Education Kiriko Takahashi, Ph.D. 808-956-4457
Specialty Resource Contacts
CDC Learn the Signs. ACT Early! Ambassador Hawaii ACT Early Team Facilitator JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
School and Community Inclusion Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
x Hye-Jin Park 808-347-6134
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Special Olympics Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services State Council on Developmental Disabilities (Hawaii) State Improvement Grant (SIG) Studies for Federal Court Efficacy of OAE/ABR Protocol in Identifying Hearing Loss Jean Johnson, DrPH 808-956-2653
Content Specialist Service Center for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind Content Specialist Audio Description Project Megan Conway, PhD 808-956-6166
Creating Futures Chuan Chinn, Ph.D. 808-956-4291
Project Coordinator, Project WISE Project Coordinator, Visions CO-PI, Developmental Disabilities Division Contract JoAnn Yuen, EdD 808-956-5462
x Hye-Jin Park 808-347-6134
Susan Miller
Rebecca Ozaki, PhD 808-956-9376
Last updated: 12/18/2017 06:21 PM