Christa Braun-Inglis, MS, APRN

Christa Braun-Inglis, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, AOCNP

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Associate Member, Cancer Biology, University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center

Academic Appointment(s):
Assistant Professor (Researcher), University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center
Clinical Faculty, Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing, University of Hawaiʻi

2021, DNP, Nursing, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
2002, MS, Nursing (FNP), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa


Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
Oncology Nursing Certification Corp
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
American Nurses Credentialing Center


2023 - Wake Forest NCORP Research Base High Accrual Award
2023 - NCI Community Oncology Research Program, Outstanding Contributions Certificate
2023 - NCI Director's Award, NCI Team to Expand the Role of Advanced Practice Providers in NCI Clinical Trials
2021 - University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center APRN Accrual Award
2016 - UH Mānoa School of Nursing Sensational 60 Alumni
2012 - ONS Hawaiʻi Manaʻolana (Nurse of Hope) Award
2009 - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, State Award of Excellence

Research Focus

Clinical research focus includes: advanced practice provider engagement in clinical trials, increasing diversity in clinical trials, cancer care delivery and breast cancer.

Selected Publications

Braun-Inglis C, Hoffner B, Kottschade L, Peirce E , Kurtin, S. (2023). Role of the Advanced Practitioner in Clinical Research. J Adv Pract Oncol, in press.

Ajmera A, Boehmer L, Braun-Inglis C, Hoffner B, Matta M, Mckay R. (2023). Understanding Advanced Practitioner Prescriptive Privileges for Anticancer Therapies: A National Survey. J Adv Pract Oncol, in press.

Loh KP, Wang Y, Yilmaz S, Nightingale CL, Parsons SK, Braun-Inglis C, Gada U, Montes A, Magnuson A, Culakova E, Strause S, Kamen C, Dressler E, Mustian K, Morrow G, Mohile S; Landscape Committee. (2023). Information Technology and Telemedicine Services in Community Oncology Practices. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. Aug;7:e2300086. doi: 10.1200/CCI.23.00086. PMID: 37540817.

BrintzenhofeSzoc K, Canin B, Casas-Silva E, Denicoff A, Braun-Inglis C, Okado I, Bakos A. (2022). Through the Lens of Patient Partners: Challenges in Accrual of Older Adults to NCI Clinical Trials. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. Dec 15;2022(60):125-134. doi: 10.1093/jncimonographs/lgac022. PMID: 36519817; PMCID: PMC9949584.

Hopkins JO, Braun-Inglis C, Guidice S, Wells M, Moorthi K, Berenberg J, St Germain D, Mohile S, Hudson MF. (2022). Enrolling Older Adults Onto National Cancer Institute-Funded Clinical Trials in Community Oncology Clinics: Barriers and Solutions. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. Dec 15;2022(60):117-124. doi: 10.1093/jncimonographs/lgac019. PMID: 36519815; PMCID: PMC9753219.

Acoba JD, Yin C, Meno M, Abe J, Pagano I, Tamashiro S, Fujinaga K, Braun-Inglis C, Fukui J. (2022). Racial Disparities in Patient-Provider Communication During Telehealth Visits Versus Face-to-face Visits Among Asian and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Patients With Cancer: Cross-sectional Analysis. JMIR Cancer. Dec 9;8(4):e37272. doi: 10.2196/37272. PMID: 36485021; PMCID: PMC9789492.

Braun-Inglis C, Williams EL, Macchiaroli A, Denicoff A, Gerber DE. (2022). Better Late Than Never: Fully Incorporating Oncology Advanced Practice Providers Into Cancer Clinical Trials. JCO Oncol Pract. Aug 12:OP2200224. doi: 10.1200/OP.22.00224.

Braun-Inglis C, Boehmer LM, Zitella LJ, Hoffner B, Shvetsov YB, Berenberg JL, Oyer RA, Benson AB. (2022). Role of Oncology Advanced Practitioners to Enhance Clinical Research. J Adv Pract Oncol. 13(2):107-119. doi: 10.6004/jadpro.2022.13.2.2.

Braun-Inglis C, Shvetsov Y, Springer A, Ferguson V, Workman T, Omatsu D, Bantum E and Rhee J. (2021), Understanding Attitudes and Roles of Oncology Advanced Practice Providers in the Setting of Cancer Clinical Trials: A Pilot Study. Journal of Advanced Practitioner in Oncology 12(5):465–476

Active Grants

C. Braun-Inglis, PI
NCI / NCORP Supplement Award
“Oncology Advanced Practice Provider Mentorship & Paired Clinical Research Associate Support to Enhance Accrual to Supportive Care Trials”
08/01/2021 - 07/30/2023