UH Med Now - Community Outreach

Pictured: Dr. Shikuma examines a patient at the UH Clinics at Kakaʻako. Vina Cristobal photo. By the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health and the JABSOM Communications Office HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) Harm Reduction Services Branch announced that Cecilia Shikuma, MD, Director of the University of Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS received […]

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Date: November 28th, 2018 in Community Outreach, Giving, Student Life

Pictured: Admirers view the Angel Tree in JABSOM’s Main Lobby. The Gold Humanism Honor Society has placed a Gratitude Tree in the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school lobby, complete with paper and ribbons for you to decorate it by noting what you are grateful for this holiday season. And the John A. Burns School […]

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Date: November 26th, 2018 in Community Outreach, Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: MD student volunteers and the campers, kids with neuromuscular diseases The camp, run for 20 years by a Hawaiʻi nonprofit, had to be suspended, until the medical students, Neuroscience Education Assistant Professor of Medicine Dr. J. Douglas Miles, and generous donors stepped in. Written By: Brittni Kam, MS3 & Heather Miura, MS2, John A. […]

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Date: November 21st, 2018 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News

The Oʻahu County-wide community homeless coalition Partners In Care (PIC), which includes the Hawaiʻi Homeless Outreach and Medical Education Project, announces the kick-off for the annual Point in Time (PIT) Count, which will begin the week of January 28, 2019. PIC invites volunteers across the island to join in this vital effort to help survey […]

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Pictured: Clinic Director David Cicero, Associate Professor of Psychology, with staff members in the clinic. Collaboration involves a clinic operated by UH Department of Psychology (College of Social Sciences), with physicians from UH Department of Psychiatry (John A. Burns School of Medicine), and mental health professionals from the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health. By Lisa […]

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Pictured: The 2018 Hawaiʻi Healthcare Association (HAH) Hawaiʻi Healthcare Heroes. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent These heroes don’t wear capes on the job, but they do all they can to save lives, in more ways than one. Each year, the Healthcare Association of Hawaiʻi (HAH) honors individuals who are nominated by their […]

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