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Pictured: Dr. Neal Palafox in the TV studio. Vina Cristobal photo. June is Men’s Health Month and Family Medicine and Community Health physician and professor Dr. Neal Palafox has some general tips for keeping the men in our lives well. In addition to teaching future doctors, Dr. Palafox provides care through the John A. Burns […]

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Pictured: Dr. Chien-Wen Tseng (left) volunteers with community members to clean debris left by the flood. Photo courtesy of Dr. Tseng By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Family Medicine’s Dr. Chien-Wen Tseng would be the first to tell you that all of JABSOM’s academic medicine physicians are heroes, and she is not wrong. They treat […]

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Pictured: Dr. Hayashi narrates to the crowd as medical professionals demonstrate how to properly use a tourniquet on new JABSOM MDs. Vina Cristobal photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent On any given day, the person that saves your life might just be your spouse, your friend or the stranger standing next to […]

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Uncontrolled bleeding caused by events such as everyday accidents, acts of violence, or even natural disasters can result in death within minutes. Stop the Bleed is one of our nation’s largest public health campaigns, first launched in 2015. Its goal is to save lives by training people across the country how to stop traumatic bleeding. […]

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Pictured: MD student Josiah Situmeang won 1st place in the Medical Students Division. “We are reaching a wider and wider audience each year,” said Lyn Hamamura. By Tina Shelton JABSOM Communications Director Lyn Hamamura was fired up about this year’s Biomedical Sciences and Health Disparities Symposium and she had every right to be. “This year […]

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Pictured: Some of the people involved in the Student Immunization Initiative This news story, reported with a little assistance from the University ofHawaiʻi Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), features the work the Student Immunization Initiative at the University of Hawaiʻi , and what they are doing working peer-to-peer to educate young […]

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