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Date: January 10th, 2019 in Faculty, JABSOM News

Above, Dr. Gerschenson, Dr. Matsui and Dr. Thompson In 2019, Dean Jerris Hedges and faculty at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) at Mānoa medical school have new leaders in two departments and a new Associate Dean for Research. Mariana Gerschenson, PhD, has been promoted from Director to Associate Dean for Research at the UH John […]

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Date: January 8th, 2019 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Dr. Loïc LeMarchand working in a cell storage area in the laboratories at UH Kakaʻako. Courtesy UH Cancer Center. By UH Med Now The 1st annual international conference on Translational Medicine this weekend on the Kakaʻako campus of the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The conference will bring together […]

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Date: January 7th, 2019 in Alumni News, Breakthoughs, Faculty

Pictured: Dr. Wong performing the DMEK procedure. Photo courtesy of The Eye Surgery Center of Hawaiʻi. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director 2003 John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) alumnus Jeff Wong, MD, a Honolulu ophthalmologist and corneal surgeon, has performed a Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) corneal transplant, only the second so far […]

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Date: December 26th, 2018 in Faculty, UH Manoa

Pictured: Dr. Carbone with fellow award winners ceremony guests, from left to right: Dante Ferretti, Jonathan Bober, Michele Carbone, Nicola Piovani, Francesca Lo Schiavo, Jhumpa Lahiri, Paolo Nespoli, Gianni de Gennaro, President, “Centro Studi Americani”, and Judge Mario Ali, President, Italian Academy of Arts. By UH Med Now A Renaissance palace in the heart of […]

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Date: December 20th, 2018 in Collaboration, Community Outreach, Faculty, JABSOM News, OB-GYN

Pictured: Portrait of Dr. Tricia Wright. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. The book is meant as a toolkit for care, informed by Dr. Wright’s experience treating addicted mothers in Hawaiʻi. By Marybeth Kotrodimos for UH Med Now At a time when opioid misuse is rampant across the country and overdose deaths have reached unprecedented levels, it […]

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Date: December 20th, 2018 in Alumni News, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Char is in the front row, seated, surrounded by, from left, Dr. Naleen Andrade, the late Dr. John McDermott and Dr. Anthony Guerrero, the former and current chairs of psychiatry at JABSOM. The founding chair of Psychiatry at the University of Hawaiʻi medical school, Dr. Walter F. Char, died in Honolulu on November […]

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