Pacific EMPRINTS Staff & Affiliate Faculty
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Dr. Sakaguchi is a faculty member in medical anthropology at the University of Hawaii's College of Social Sciences. She is also the Program Director/Principal Investigator of Pacific EMPRINTS and the Director of the National Disaster Life Support Regional Center-Pacific. Her interests include health disparities, health care disparities, medical malpractice, health policy and politics and the role of public health in emergency management and preparedness. She served on the advisory board of the Hawaii State Civil Defense, the Executive Committee for the State Department of Health's Bioterrorism Training and Preparedness Committee, HRSA's National Hospital Preparedness Program Committee for the State of Hawaii, Emergency Transition One-Stop project, the Hawaii Emergency Preparedness Executive Committee, and currently serves as an External Advisory Board Member for the University of California Davis-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Point-of-Care Technologies Center. She has recently been nominated to serve as a member of the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) steering committee and working group that will produce the first global guidelines for this important field.