CHRISTINA WANG, DNP, MPH, APRN-Rx, AGPCNP-C
Dr. Christina MB Wang, DNP, MPH, APRN-Rx, AGPCNP-C is a Nurse Practitioner and Medical Director with the Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction. She has focused her efforts around wound care in the community with emphasis on street-based practice in Honolulu; providing care to persons living with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, and to support efforts around care for those with mental illness and substance abuse. Christina is also passionate about teaching and providing experience for students within the community setting.
JOHN PAUL MOSES III, MBA, MSN, RN, APRN-RX, FNP-BC, CARN-AP
JP Moses is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a subspecialty in Addictions Medicine. He received his BSN from Villanova University and MBA/MSN from Hawaii Pacific University. He is the Managing Member of Primary Care Plus and believes that developing enduring personal relationships with his patients is the foundation of promoting wellness. He is President-elect of the Hawaii Association of Professional Nurses, a member of the Board of Director of Pu’ulu Lapa’au (The Hawai‘i Program for Healthcare Professionals), and was appointed by Governor Ige to the Hawai’i Advisory Commission on Drug Abuse and Controlled Substances. JP teaches Nursing at Hawaii Pacific University and ACLS/PALS at the Queen’s Medical Center. In addition to his private practice, he works with the Hawai’i Health & Harm Reduction Center as an Addiction Medicine specialist.
ANGELA GOUGH, DO
Angela Gough is an Addiction Psychiatrist with board certifications in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. Her career emphasis is in medication-assisted treatment of substance use disorders, using a whole-person approach to individualize care. Dr. Gough is the president of the Hawaii Society of Addiction Medicine and is a fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. She enjoys teaching and training medical residents in her role as Clinical Faculty with the John A. Burns School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry.
Natalia Werkoff, LCSW
Natalia Werkoff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor working for Hawai`i Health and Harm Reduction Center. Natalia is an advocate for providing client centered harm reduction services to those who use substances, regardless of their intent to stop, cut back, or continue using. Natalia is invested in helping others develop insight and coping skills into their mental wellness and runs a weekly mental health group for adults living with HIV. She welcomes all to come as they are and dictate their own personal goals without judgement. Additionally, Natalia is also a Certified Mental Health First Aid trainer. She is also passionate about educating the larger community on harm reduction, mental health, substance use and other aspects of social work through presentations and various types of trainings.
HHHRC RELEASES 2021 SYRINGE EXCHANGE ANNUAL REPORT
Hawai῾i Health & Harm Reduction Center released our latest annual report outlining the ongoing successes of Hawaiʿi’s publicly-funded statewide syringe access program (SEP), which began in 1989 to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS.