UH Med Now - Collaboration

Pictured: Child falls while riding a skateboard with no helmet or other protective gear. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Did you know that in Hawaii and the United States, the leading causes of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury are from falls and motor vehicle crashes? In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Pictured: Ma’o Farms in Waianae. HMSA Foundation image. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director University of Hawaii (UH) researchers seeking to prove whether getting a community involved in preventing Type 2 diabetes can reduce the risk for the disease is off to a promising start. The scientists monitored health data from 392 people all over […]

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Date: January 15th, 2019 in Collaboration, Community Outreach, Research

Pictured: Dr. Shikuma is at the microphone during a session of the Hawaiʻi 2 Zero HIV Prevention and Cure Conference. The 4th annual Hawaiʻi to Zero HIV Prevention and Cure Conference was held at the Ala Moana Hotel on January 10, 2019. Below are comments delivered at the conference. By Cecilia Shikuma, MD, Director, University […]

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Date: January 15th, 2019 in Collaboration, Research

Pictured: Attendees of the 1st International Conference of Translational Medicine at JABSOM. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By UH Med Now The 1st annual International Conference of Translational Medicine inspired the expression of high hopes for collaboration and scientific advancement by Hawai’i Lieutenant Governor Josh Green, MD, who welcomed the distinguished clinicians and presenters to the […]

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Date: December 20th, 2018 in Collaboration, Community Outreach, Faculty, JABSOM News, OB-GYN

Pictured: Portrait of Dr. Tricia Wright. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. The book is meant as a toolkit for care, informed by Dr. Wright’s experience treating addicted mothers in Hawaiʻi. By Marybeth Kotrodimos for UH Med Now At a time when opioid misuse is rampant across the country and overdose deaths have reached unprecedented levels, it […]

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Pictured: (L to R): Dean Jerris Hedges with Drs. Yoshihisa Asano and Larry Shapiro at the Memorandum of Agreement Signing Ceremony at JABSOM. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now The Noguchi Medical Research Institute (NMRI) of Tokyo invests $1M towards a triple partnership with the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical […]

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