Joseph Humphry

Medical Director
Lana’i Community Health Center
Joseph Humphry, MD, joined our LCHC team in August 2012 as our Director of Quality Improvement, Title X Program Medical Director and a medical provider with a focus on chronic disease. In April 2013 he accepted the additional role of the LCHC Medical Director. He is a primary internist with special interest in diabetes who has spent the majority of his clinical career working with minority and underprivileged patients including Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. He has worked within the FQHC health care system for over 25 years. He is a graduate of the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine and completed his internship at San Joaquin Medical Center in Stockton California and completed internal medicine residency at the University of Rochester and UCLA. He retired in December 2011 as part time Medical Director for the last 22 years with HMSA. His interest in computers and medicine date back to the late 80’s when he programmed a diabetes registry program for the Hawaii State Diabetes Control Program. In 2000, he developed Ohana Health Project for monitoring diabetes. In 2005, he joined the Joslin Diabetes Center team developing the Chronic Disease Management Program (CDMP).