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Date: February 14th, 2020 in Alumni News

Nearly every year, a couple of mdical students “match” together in the festivities on the official Match Day at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), but even if they don’t head to the same Residency Programs after graduating from the University of Hawaii medical school, romances still take root here, and many lead […]

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Pictured: Roopa Nagarajan, a 1983 alumna of the University of Hawaii Communication Sciences and Disorders (formerly Speech Pathology and Audiolgy) Program, has helped improve lives in her native country, India. Written by Marybeth Kotrodimos, University Health Partners of Hawaii Roopa Nagarajan, M.S., M.Sc., is a renowned international scholar, clinician, teacher and researcher in the field […]

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Date: January 31st, 2020 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: Detail of “Self-portrait” by Dr. Kathryn Ko. Special to UH Med Now: By Kapiʻolani Ching, UH Foundation If you were to watch New York-based neurosurgeon Kathryn Ko (JABSOM MD 1983) at work, you would likely notice the expert precision of her hands as she navigates the delicate anatomy of her patients. You might sense […]

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Pictured: Brent Fujimoto in the lab. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Dr. Brent Fujimoto (JABSOM PhD 2019) has received the Windsor and Mary Cutting Award for Most Outstanding Doctoral Student in Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology) from the University of Hawaiʻi Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology. Dr. Fujimoto, who has been […]

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Date: January 23rd, 2020 in Alumni News, Faculty, UH Manoa

Pictured: Dr. Scott Halstead and JABSOM Tropical Medicine Alumna Dr. May Chu are surrounded by Tropical medicine faculty and students at a meeting in 2019. Dr. Scott Halstead was the first chair of the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology at the University of Hawaii medical school. Soon, colleagues of the Department will […]

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Date: December 18th, 2019 in Alumni News, Donors, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured (L to R): Dr. Robert McGuffin and Dean Jerris Hedges. The path to medicine may be full of twists and turns but the journey is well worth it. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Robert McGuffin had to make the difficult decision of leaving his Philadelphia medical school when he realized it […]

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