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Photo by UH Med’s Amanda Shell, from the Allsopp Lab at JABSOM. The Executive Branch’s proposed 2018 budget for the United States would cut funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by more than $7 Billion. The proposals have the potential to critically impact discovery and much more at the University of Hawai’i (UH). […]

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Pictured: AAMC President Darrell Kirch, MD, in 2011 at the JABSOM Convocation Ceremony. AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s FY 2018 budget request, which includes cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Medicaid, and other programs within the […]

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By Kelli Trifoniovitch, University of Hawai’i As of late April 2017, the Hawaiʻi Department of Health had confirmed 13 cases of rat lungworm disease since the start of the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the parasitic worm (Angiostrgonylus cantonensis) can invade the central nervous system and cause a rare form […]

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The May 2017 edition of The Hawaiʻi Journal of Medicine and Public Health features a review on pediatric blunt renal trauma; a study on hearing and balance disorders in Hawai‘i; and a study examining racial-ethnic disparities in postpartum hemorrhage among Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and Asians. In the Medical School Hotline, learn about the role […]

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Three members of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) family have been recognized by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Chancellor, President and Board of Regents for their leadership and service enhancing the University’s mission of excellence. The three were among those honored, above, in the May 1, 2017 Awards ceremony at Orvis […]

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Hawai’i’s U.S. Senators have announced that the bipartisan spending agreement reached for fiscal year 2017 will increase federal funding for critical programs that benefit Hawai‘i, including the University of Hawai’i Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). “Despite the proposed cuts and threats of a government shutdown from […]

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