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Courtnee Nunokawa, MSN, APRN-Rx AGPCNP-BC

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty Program Coordinator & Instructor

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 438
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-5279
Fax: 808-956-3257

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Early in Courtnee Nunakawa’s nursing career, she developed a passion for underserved populations negatively affected by social determinants of health. Her focus is on primary and biopsychosocial healthcare, health promotion, disease prevention, and health of populations and communities.

Courtnee is a practicing Nurse Practitioner at the Department of Veteran Affairs residing in the VA’s Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Recovery Rehabilitation Program (PRRP), providing Adult Medicine to Active Duty Service Members and Veterans. Previously Courtnee provided adult medicine in community based and outreach settings to homeless and/or previously homeless veterans on Oahu and Neighbor Islands.


Master of Science Nursing, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Bachelor of Science, University of Portland

Clinical Practice

Adult and Geriatric Medicine

Research Focus

Social Determinants of Health, Health Literacy

Recent Publications

Quality Improvement Projects
Integrating Whole Health in PRRP, June 2016-June 2016
QI is aimed at integrating VA’s Whole Health Integrative Health Model in PRRP through individual and group sessions with a registered nurse and/or advanced practice registered nurse

Vesting for Homeless Veterans, completed June 2016
1 year QI project aimed at improving access to primary care for homeless veterans utilizing community based healthcare visits

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