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Pictured: A Native Hawaiian awa ceremony during a ceremony at JABSOM. Native Hawaiians suffer health disparities including earlier death. The John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii (Hawaiʻi, Mānoa) has received major new funding for community-based research designed to improve the health of Hawaii’s people who suffer from disproportionately higher rates […]

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Thanks to a $1 million anonymous gift, the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Center for Cardiovascular Research at the University of Hawaii will be better equipped to fulfill its research mission to better understand, prevent and treat heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions. The gift establishes an endowed fund that will give the Center […]

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The number of basketball-related traumatic brain injuries in children aged 5-19 jumped 70 percent over 11 years, according to a study in the October issue of Pediatrics. At the University of Hawai’i, medical teams continue to emphasize educating students about the dangers of concussions and other brain injuries. Dr. Andrew Nichols, the lead UH team […]

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The Dean’s 2009-2010 Annual Report is out. Click here to read the 2-page summary online!

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Channel 2 News turned to JABSOM faculty Dr. James Ireland and Dr. Angel Yanagihara to explain what’s up with the “Ex Lax Fish”. *Click here to watch Ron Mizutani’s story on The Channel 2 News, by clicking on “Ex Lax Fish Wreaks Havoc”. (Note: JABSOM cannot guarantee that the news station archives will always be […]

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The Hyperbaric Treatment Center (HTC) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine has been reaccredited through April 2012 by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). The HTC, located on the grounds of Kuakini Medical Center in Nu‘uanu, operates around-the-clock to provide treatment of decompression sickness among divers in […]

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