UH Med Now - Community Outreach

Pictured: Students learn how to perform sutures on a mock (but lifelike) arm. Photo by Jennifer Ho. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Although the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is typically quiet on Saturday mornings, this time the medical school was filled with the sounds of feet […]

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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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Pictured: Doctoral Candidate Albert To, in the Tropical Medicine vaccine development lab of Dr. Axel Lehrer at UH JABSOM. Photo by Deborah Manog Dimaya. By Albert To, PhD Candidate, Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology Living on an archipelago of paradise where the temperature is always warm, the beaches never end, and the lush hiking […]

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Pictured: Dr. Kaholokula, at center right, holding the award. By UH Med Now September was quite a month for University of Hawaiʻi Chair of Native Hawaiian Health Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula, PhD. It began in New Orleans with him and co-investigator Mele Look at a national meeting of the American Heart Association, presenting research showing that including […]

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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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The current doctor shortage — the number of additional physicians Hawaiʻi needs right now to adequately support its population — is projected between 593 and 830 doctors. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director A preliminary analysis of this year’s surveys of licensed physicians in Hawaiʻi shows that the supply of working doctors has decreased by […]

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