Gregory G. Maskarinec, Ph.D.
Medical Education Division, Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence
Phone: (808) 692-1013
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Gregory G Maskarinec is a cultural anthropologist who has conducted research on traditional medicine, medical education, and contemporary medical systems in Nepal, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Palau, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands as well as in Hawai’i and the United States (Arkansas). The author of several books and many articles, his work on Nepal has been honored by an award from the late King of Nepal, Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, on the recommendation of the Nepal Royal Academy, and with an Honorary degree of Sanskritic Scholarship awarded by the late Yogi Naraharinath. He is an affiliate scholar of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientific (CNRS, Paris), and has taught as a Fulbright Senior Scholar at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu (Nepal) and as a visiting professor at the Asian University for Women, Chittagong (Bangladesh), University of Paris X (Nanterre) and the University of Zürich (Switzerland).