Kai Akimoto

Kai Akimoto Taparra Lab

Kai Akimoto, BS

Chamorro

(He/Him/His)

Medical Student MS2

University of Minnesota

Clinical Trial Inclusion

Hafa Adai! I am training to become a physician to practice on Guam and throughout the Pacific. My research interests include Social Determinants of Health and Healthcare Policy Research

Hometown: Tamuning, Guam

Undergrad: BS, Macalester College, Biology Major / Chemistry Minor (2022)

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School 

Contact: LinkedIn, akimotokai671@gmail.com

Hobbies: Cooking, exercising, Planting Coconut Trees

Congratulations to Kai Akimoto on his first author review on Diversity in Cancer Care published in The Cancer Journal, co-mentored by Kekoa and Dr. Manali Patel.

On World Cancer Day 2024, Stanford Cancer Institute highlighted the paper by Kai Akimoto and Kekoa in The Cancer Journal. The interview covers the barriers with access within the Pacific to innovative oncology clinical trials. Check out the interview.

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