UH Med Now - Alumni News

Learn about programs of the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) which promote health careers, as we take you by video through stations at a recent “JABSOM Open House.” There is something for high schoolers, college students, potential MD students and potential MD Residents (Graduate Medical Education) and for underserved or […]

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Pictured: Dr. Shane Wo, on a glacier in Alaska, where he spends part of his pediatrics residency. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director At the University of Hawaiʻi Convocation Ceremony for graduating MDs, Dr. Shane Wo (JABSOM MD 2016) heard his name called as the recipient of the Venu and Vijaya Reddy Award in Pediatrics. […]

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Date: November 13th, 2017 in Alumni News, Giving, JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

Pictured: A digitally reproduced heart floats above a table in the lobby of the JABSOM Biosciences Building at Kaka’ako, as viewed through a cellphone Augmented Reality app. “The judges were so blown away they asked me to present again…” By A.J. McWhorter, UH Med Now A University of Hawaiʻi medical student created a 3-D image […]

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Date: November 1st, 2017 in Alumni News, Donors, Giving, Student Life

Pictured: Susan Foo, Dean Jerris Hedges, MD and Dr. Wendell Foo. Ryan Yee photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director For two decades straight, future physicians who studied at the University of Hawai’i medical school have had a critical assist in from Honolulu anesthesiologist Dr. Wendell Foo. The perplexing question of “What specialty do I […]

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Date: October 16th, 2017 in Alumni News, Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: Dr. Raymond Itagaki (JABSOM MD 1975) By A.J. McWhorter UH Med Now The Raymond K. Itagaki, MD Endowed Memorial scholarship was recently established at the University of Hawaiʻi in memory of Dr. Raymond K. Itagaki. Dr. Itagaki served in the Air Force as an officer during the Vietnam War. He entered the John A. […]

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Date: October 9th, 2017 in Alumni News, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Char in the emergency operations Center in Washington, DC. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now, JABSOM Communications Director University of Hawaiʻi medical school alumnus Dr. Douglas M. Char just completed three weeks responding to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Dr. Char, a 1989 graduate of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), is […]

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