UH Med Now - Giving

Pictured: President Kevin Webb and Scott Nilsen of Islands Hospice present a $50,000 check to the MD 2019 scholarship recipients Kellie Kurasaki, Keolamau Yee and Laura Kurata. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Islands Hospice created a new scholarship for fourth-year University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical students who plan to […]

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Pictured: Dr. Robert Nichols in the lab at the Biosciences Building at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya UH Med Now Correspondent Recognized by its ability to steal memories and target the aging population, Alzheimer’s Disease has long been without a cure — but a University […]

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Date: March 7th, 2018 in Donors, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dean Jerris Hedges and Dr. Izutsu hold a framed artwork made of golden folded paper cranes. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Honolulu obstetrician Dr. Thomas Kosasa donated $600,000 to establish the Satoru Izutsu, PhD Endowed Professorship of Medical Education at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Dr. […]

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Date: February 12th, 2018 in Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: A Gold Humanism Honor Society Display on the MEB 3rd Floor. By UH Med Now Take a look around the third floor of the Medical Education Building (MEB), just before the Auditorium. There you will see some MD Student White Coats, each adorned with a message meant to reinforce the MD values of compassionate […]

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Date: February 1st, 2018 in Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, staff

Pictured: MD Students get ready to grind on nachos, 2017. Amanda Shell photo. By UH Med Now $728,877 was pledged during the 2017 Internal Giving Campaign (IGC) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaiʻi. To celebrate, the wrap-up celebration is once again a “Mahalo Nacho” event in the JABSOM Cafeteria, […]

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Date: January 29th, 2018 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Sandi Portnoy (family photo). By UH Med Now It is a rare type of cancer, yet uterine leiomyosarcoma does strike women in Hawaiʻi. This past December, physicians in our State had the opportunity to learn more about the disease from a leader in the field, thanks to the generosity of local attorney and University […]

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