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QUEEN'S LEADER HONORED FOR STEADFAST SUPPORT

A WHITE COAT FOR HAWAIIAN HEALTH'S "WHITE KNIGHT"


While Art Ushijima led The Queen’s Health Systems it gave $10M to support medical education at JABSOM. Dean Hedges and faculty leaders saluted him with mele and hula for his aloha for Native Hawaiian Health.

HULA FOR HEART HEALTH Hula dancers from the community based study

HULA REDUCES HYPERTENSION


A 5-year study by our Department of Native Hawaiian Health demonstrates a health intervention incorporating existing cultural practices can yield dramatic results. The improvement in hypertension our researchers reported at the American Heart Association in New Orleans may provide a model for other minority populations.

SEEKING BETTER BREAST CANCER DETECTION Dr. Youping Deng

MAMMOGRAMS AREN'T AS RELIABLE AS THEY SHOULD BE


Dr. Youping Deng says women must have a more reliable test for breast cancer, and one that can detect the disease earlier. His promising work using computational biology to find one has earned a $2.8M grant from the National Health Institutes (NIH).