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Lee E. Buenconsejo-Lum, MD

Lee E. Buenconsejo-Lum, MD
  • Associate Professor
    Cancer Prevention in the Pacific Program
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  • Residency Program Director
    Family Medicine and Community Health
    John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa


  • MD
    John A. Burns School of Medicine
    University of Hawaii at Manoa

Research Focus

Dr. Lum's research areas include health disparities in USAPI populations, cross-cultural curricula, continuing education for health professionals, and comprehensive cancer control for the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Island Jurisdictions (USAPIJ).


  • Buenconsejo-Lum, LE, Maskarinec G. Using Standardized Patients to Enhance Cross-Cultural Sensitivity. Asia-Pacific Family Medicine 2004. 3(3):23-27.
  • Pobutsky AM, Buenconsejo-Lum LE, Chow C, Palafox N, Maskarinec GM. Micronesian Migrants in Hawaii : Health Issues and Culturally Appropriate, Community-Based Solutions. Californian Journal of Health Promotion 2005. 3(4):59-72.
  • Buenconsejo-Lum LE, Wong VS., Palafox NA. Leveraged Resources for Geographically Dispersed Populations: The U.S. Associated Pacific Island Nations, UICC International Cancer Congress Proceedings, Washington, D.C., July 2006, 331-334.
  • Buenconsejo-Lum LE, Maskarinec GG, Palafox NA. Pacific Association for Clinical Training (PACT): Lessons Learned and Next Steps in Developing a Sustainable Continuing Health Professional Education System in the United States Affiliated Pacific Island (USAPI) Jurisdictions. Pacific Health Dialog 2007 March 14(1):224-233. PMID: 19772163.

Publication list via PubMed

Active Grants

  • L.E. Buenconsejo-Lum, Principal Investigator
    CDC 5 U58 DP000779
    "Evaluating the Costs and Impact of New and Emerging Technologies in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Island (USAPI) Jurisdictions: Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention"
  • L.E. Buenconsejo-Lum, Co-Investigator, Technical Advisor (N.A. Palafox, Principal Investigator)
    Interim Program Manager (2007-2008)
    CDC 1 U58 DP000976
    "Pacific Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities (CEED) in Breast and Cervical Cancer in USAPI populations"
  • L.E. Buenconsejo-Lum, Principal Investigator (2009-present) (N.A. Palafox, former Principal Investigator)
    Co-Investigator, Project Director (2007-2009)
    CDC 1 U58 DP000835
    "Pacific Regional Central Cancer Registry, planning grant"
  • L.E. Buenconsejo-Lum, Principal Investigator/Project Director: FSM, CNMI, Guam
    Co-Investigator/Project Director: RMI, American Samoa, Palau
    CDC 1 U58 DP000835
    "USAPI Regional CCC Program, implementation"
    Subcontracts from each jurisdiction via their parent CDC DCPC National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) Cooperative Agreements