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Pictured: Dr. Stephen Chun Dr. Stephen Chun, a 2010 graduate of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), is making news again today with research he and his team published in JAMA Oncology. Dr. Chun, who won the The Po’okela noi’i Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research when he graduated from JABSOM, is now […]

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Early Stage Investigators (ESI) and Early Established Investigators (EEI) at the University of Hawai’i are invited to participate in a Round Table discussion on genomics and health disparities with Vence Bohham Jr., J.D., Senior Advisor to the Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). JABSOM MEB Room 202 1pm-2pm The discussion will be […]

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Pictured: Dr. Lucia Seale, Kris Ewell and Dr. Marla Berry are pictured in front of Ewell’s research poster at the Symposium. By Traci Hayes and UH Med Now The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) President, two deans and more than 20 researchers from UH attended the 2017 RCMI (Research Centers in Minority Institutions) Translational Science 2017 […]

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Pictured: Dr. Alika Maunakea in the Native Hawaiian Healing Garden on the JABSOM Kakaʻako campus. Amanda Shell photo. Dr. Alika Maunakea, Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) medical school, is helping to lead a study about a place he knows well: Waiʻanae, where Maunakea was born and raised. The community, situated […]

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What is more important in a surgeon? Steady hands? Or a compassionate, caring attitude toward the patient? Of course, both are desired, but increasingly those who train surgeons — including at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school — have discovered there is significant value in teaching what is called “cultural competency” — the ability […]

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Pictured: Tilapia growing in an aquaponics system at the Waimānalo Learning Center, one of several Ola grant-funded community pilot projects. Deborah Manog photos. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Could backyard aquaponics promote healthy eating among Native Hawaiian families in Waimanālo? University of Hawaiʻi researchers will attempt to answer that question and more with a […]

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