UH Med Now - Community Outreach

Date: July 12th, 2017 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News, Student Life

MD students in the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school Class of 2021 spent part of this busy day meeting representatives of community organizations who are interested in partnering with students or just wanted to introduce themselves the new class. The students began a week of orientation at the John A. Burns School of Medicine […]

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Pictured: In Kalihi, Dr.Seiji Yamada (Family Medicine and Community Health), Dr. Michael Walter, Kalihi-Pālama Health Center Medical Director, and donation drive organizers Joel Sabugo, Arcelita Imasa (and baby) and Gabriel Lapid, UH medical students. The children’s book drive organized by students of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) exceeded its goal. Six hundred […]

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Date: June 5th, 2017 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News, Research

Twenty-four Hawai’i schoolteachers will prepare to go “back to school” this week by learning the latest in scientific research methods at the University of Hawai’i medical school. This is the sixth time that the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has hosted the teachers by using a grant from the National Institutes of Health […]

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Virginia Tanji, Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine, was Chair of the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine when a new exhibit, Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, opened in late 2011. In this video, she and Dr. Marjorie Mau, professor in […]

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Pictured: Dr. Akaka is shown at left, during a ceremony at JABSOM presenting community support for the Hawaiʻi State Loan Repayment Program. Dan Akaka’s went from flight attendant to physician to Queen’s Medical Center Executive. And he credits a program at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) that might help you or a […]

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