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The inaugural Hawai‘i Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists HSOG conference, “Imua – Women’s Health,” happens Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 7am to 3pm at the Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra, in its Garden Lanai Room. HSOG invites attending physicians practicing in Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i residency program residents, University of Hawai‘i (UH) medical students and other UH […]

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One of the distinguished speakers for the symposium “Humanism, Empathy, Social Justice, and Global Health,” during Humanism Week 2022 at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was activist, physician, and anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer, who spoke of “Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola in West Africa.” From Rwanda, Farmer appeared via Zoom on Wednesday […]

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Select states and universities, including the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH JABSOM) are participating in the REsearching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative, recently launched by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to solve the puzzle of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC), also known as Long COVID.  The […]

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Consider the teardrop, a vital lubricant for the eye encased in a thin biomembrane called a surfactant, to ensure it does its job in the blink of an eye — lubricate the eyeball.  There is a similar surfactant that coats the alveoli in the lungs. When babies are born prematurely, there is insufficient surfactant so […]

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Ilana Buffenstein, MD candidate 2022, has recently been published at psychiatrist.com/pcc: The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders. Co authors from JABSOM’s Department of Medicine’s Miki Kiyokawa, MD, and Psychiatry’s William Haning, MD, mentored Buffenstein during her study that produced the article “Severe Hypothyroidism in a Hypomanic Patient with Sepsis.”  “My case report discusses an […]

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Under the leadership of Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Hawaii Center for AIDS (HICFA) director, the HICFA nurses have dedicated themselves to the fight against HIV/AIDS and continue to help strive for a cure. They will be honored with the 2021 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award on World AIDS Day, December 1st. This award is presented by the Hawai’i […]

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