UH Med Now - Community Outreach

Date: February 14th, 2019 in Community Outreach, Faculty, IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News

Pictured: An injection, like those given in a flu vaccination. With a couple of new cases of Rat Lungworm Disease on Hawai’i Island and February the month the flu typically roars like a lion throughout our State, Dr. Vernon Ansdell of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns […]

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Date: February 8th, 2019 in Community Outreach, Student Life

Pictured: MD students taking part in an AccesSurf outing at ʻEwa Beach. Photos by MD Candidate Jester Galiza. Our first-year medical students are required to get involved in the community they intend to serve early, participating in a service project of their choice. This year, the MS-1s (Class of 2022) volunteered with AccesSurf, a non-profit […]

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Date: February 6th, 2019 in Community Outreach, Giving

Pictured: “Love Bugs,” hand-decorated Oreo Cookies, and M&M’s, wrapped up in Petri dishes. Volunteers with The Hawaiʻi HOME (Homeless Outreach and Medical Education) Project are selling “LOVE BUGS” — sweet treats in Petri Dishes — to be delivered to your office at UH Kaka’ako on Valentine’s Day — to make sure you don’t go home […]

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Date: January 31st, 2019 in Community Outreach, Donors, JABSOM News

Pictured: The first graduating class of the Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging at JABSOM in 2014, before it was renamed the Dr. Rosita Leong Mini Medical School. One hundred seventy-eight students are enrolled for the sixth annual Dr. Rosita Leong Mini-Medical School for Healthy Aging which convenes on February 9, 2019 at the University of […]

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Pictured: Dr. Fox and former President Obama embrace after the introduction. Dr. Leanne Kealoha Fox recently became the first “JABSOM” grad we know of to have the opportunity to introduce the former president of the United States, Hawaiʻi-born Barack Obama, in a public ceremony in Hawaiʻi. Dr. Fox, who received her PhD in Biomedical Sciences […]

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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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