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Pictured: A speaker gives a presentation during the Hawaiʻi Maternal Fetal Telehealth Summit. “Technology has the opportunity to reach out to rural populations in new ways and help the local practitioners, who are the real heroes, to provide better care, easier, to the people where they need it,” said Dr. Curtis Lowery, Director of the […]

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Date: October 29th, 2019 in Care, Faculty, JABSOM News, Pediatrics, Research

We are proudly celebrating some of our JABSOM scientists this week as we welcome the National Diversity in STEM Conference to Hawaiʻi Nei By Kalpana J. Kallianpur, PhD, for the Office of the Associate Dean for Research Numerous physicians in Hawaiʻi today owe their success, in part, to training by Dr. Dominic Chow, a Professor […]

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Date: October 11th, 2019 in Care, Community Outreach, Research

Pictured: Healthy eating and exercise are emphasized at Keiki Health Camps held in the community annually by honor students of the University of Hawaii medical school. 2018 Photo on Linapuni Elementary School campus by Deborah Manog Dimaya, 2018. Hawaiʻi youth obesity rate has held steady; is tied for the seventh lowest in the nation. News […]

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Date: September 23rd, 2019 in Care, Faculty, Surgery, University Health Partners (UHP)

Pictured: Dr. Christina Wai in the operating room at The Queen’s Medical Center West Oʻahu. Vina Cristobal photos. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Cancer surgeon Christina Wai was interested in working in Hawaiʻi, but it wasn’t the the mountains and the sea that convinced her to come. The big draw, she says, was the […]

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Pictured: Community partners in the “Inspiring Hope” project project positive thoughts. September is Suicide Awareness month, when Psychiatry’s year-round, statewide awareness efforts are given additional emphasis. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Department of Psychiatry is an active community leader in fighting suicide especially among young people, so it’s no […]

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Pictured: RADM Louis Tripoli, Command Surgeon, INDOPACOM. Deborah M. Dimaya photo. “What I’m trying to do in our partnership with the University of Hawaii is to unite (our) efforts into one great strategic idea that will help us move forward with regard to improving health … in the Pacific Islands and territories,” said RADM Louis […]

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