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Date: December 14th, 2017 in Community Outreach, Donors, JABSOM News

Pictured: (L to R): Rotarians Nicole Lemas and Jim Hoban present JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges and H.O.M.E.ʻs Dr. Jill Omori with a check from the Rotary Club Honolulu Sunset Chapter. Photo by Michael McNulty.   By Deborah Manog, UH Med Now The Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset Chapter donated $4,500 to the Hawaiʻi Homeless Outreach […]

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Date: December 10th, 2017 in Donors, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Hokama award winners Jessica Chen and Lance Nunes, receiving their award at JABSOM. Arnold Kameda Photo. The late Yoshitsugi Hokama, PhD wanted to inspire learning among undergraduate science students long after he retired from teaching at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school in 2008. An endowment in his memory has made his wish […]

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Date: December 3rd, 2017 in Donors, Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: A bust of Dr. Wong resides in the JABSOM Health Sciences library. Applications are due January 26, 2018 for the semi-annual Robert T. Wong, MD Lectureship at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Dr. Wong was a prominent Honolulu ophthalmologist and Professor of Ophthalmology. As President of the […]

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Date: December 1st, 2017 in Donors, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Dr. Iain MacPherson, an Assistant Professor and HIV researcher at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has received a New Investigator Award from the University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). “This is a highly competitive award and quite prestigious,” said Dr. Bruce Shiramizu, JABSOM Professor of Tropical […]

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Date: November 24th, 2017 in Community Outreach, Donors, JABSOM News

Pictured: Mark Watase and his grandson Colby with Dr. Virginia Hinshaw. The Fall 2017 session of the Dr. Rosita Leong Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging at the University of Hawai’i (UH) drew another large class of interested “students”. More than 165 people attended the sessions. Among them was a young man who attended along with […]

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Pictured: Dr. Shane Wo, on a glacier in Alaska, where he spends part of his pediatrics residency. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director At the University of Hawaiʻi Convocation Ceremony for graduating MDs, Dr. Shane Wo (JABSOM MD 2016) heard his name called as the recipient of the Venu and Vijaya Reddy Award in Pediatrics. […]

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