Jasmine Karing

Academic interests

Jasmine graduated from the University of Hawai'i with a Master of Public Health, specializing in Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health with a focus on Maternal and Child Health.

She worked with communities in Hawai'i and Oregon for over a decade on research projects related to medical education, public health, and child development before starting the HDFS Doctoral program.

As a student, her research focuses on the parent-child relationship, specifically during the perinatal period. She is interested in how prenatal experiences shape the parenting-child relationship. She is also interested in interventions and practices that support parent well-being.