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Hawaii has done world-class research in aging, and could contribute more with the establishment of a multidisciplinary Alzheimer’s Center, according to one of the nation’s leading Alzheimer’s experts. “Alzheimer’s disease presents one of the greatest health care challenges of the 21st century,” said Dr. Marsel Mesulam, in a speech in Waikiki. Dr. Mesulam was the […]

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By Maria Chun, PhD, Associate Chair, Administration and Finance for the Department of Surgery The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Surgery held its 3rd Cross-Cultural Health Care Conference on February 8-9, 2013 at the Ala Moana Hotel. Reflective of its theme of collaborative and multidisciplinary interventions, over 200 professionals and trainees […]

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The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is part of a partnership to fight cancer which involves three of Hawai’s major health care providers and The University of Hawai`i Cancer Center. In this 22 minute video program produced by the UH Cancer Center, JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges and the leaders of the other partners […]

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Our photograph features Dr. Kathryn Braun, JABSOM Professor of Public Health and Michiyo Tomioka, doctoral student at the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work. The Hawaii Healthy Aging Partnership (HHAP) has received the 2013 Multicultural Aging award from the American Society on Aging, achieving national recognition for the partnership’s critical role in improving the […]

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The University of Hawai`i medical school is increasingly exporting its knowledge of the use of simulation technology in medicine. When our SimTiki staff aren’t on the road to Japan, Australia and other sites, they are hosting learners from Japan, Korea and other nations here. On January 25, they conducted a simulation-based training workshop between the […]

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The first Developmental and Reproductive Biology Graduate Program Students Retreat is happening on the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa Campus this Friday, March 1, 2013. It will be hosted by the Institute for Biogenesis Research (IBR), in the Biomedical Sciences Building. During the retreat the DRB students will present their research highlights for discussion with peers and faculty. Thirteen […]

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