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Date: September 15th, 2015 in Faculty, JABSOM News

Before the ballroom fills to capacity, Dr. Kekuni Blaisdell and his daughter Dr. Nalani Blaisdell-Brennan are sharing several minutes alone together, looking up, watching a large screen filled with faces he knows so well. Dr. Blaisdell, the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s founding Chair of Medicine, is revered by virtually everyone connected with the […]

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Date: September 14th, 2015 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Student Life

Every medical student in the United States must pass the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), which tests the competency of medical students at the end of their second year in medical school (determining whether they are competent to continue into clinical training at patients’ bedsides) and before they can be licensed as MDs. That […]

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Date: September 11th, 2015 in Alumni News, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Brady leads MDs in an ʻoli or chant. Convocation 2015 is already a memory and members of that class are already MDs who have been working since July at medical centers in Hawaiʻi and on the U.S. mainland, on their way to a bright future in medicine! But we couldn’t let the year […]

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Date: September 9th, 2015 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News

In an announcement on Tuesday, September 8, Dean Jerris Hedges outlined changes in key leadership positions at the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Dr. Richard Kasuya will be stepping down as the Associate Dean for Medical Education on September 30th. Though retiring from his position in the Dean’s office –Dr. Richard […]

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Date: September 4th, 2015 in Care, Faculty, JABSOM News

Raul Rudoy, an MD and UH Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, is among health officials concerned that vaccination rates in Hawaiʻi to prevent the potentially deadly Human Papillomavirus (HPV) are still quite low. Only 34% of females and 15% of males in Hawai’i have been fully immunized, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. […]

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Date: August 27th, 2015 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

A unique new book about Ebola was introduced in an African-themed ceremony at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on August 27. JABSOM Clinical Research PhD candidate and University of Hawai’i Cancer Center researcher Felix I. Ikuomola, MD, is the author of  The Ebola Virus and West Africa: Medical and Sociocultural Aspects. Former […]

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