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Date: March 11th, 2022 in IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

It’s almost that day of the year that all medical students look forward to– Match Day! That’s the moment where medical students across the country find out where they’ll be spending the next few years of their lives as new MD residents. We sat down with a few members of the JABSOM MD Class of […]

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One of the distinguished speakers for the symposium “Humanism, Empathy, Social Justice, and Global Health,” during Humanism Week 2022 at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was activist, physician, and anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer, who spoke of “Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola in West Africa.” From Rwanda, Farmer appeared via Zoom on Wednesday […]

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Date: February 9th, 2022 in COVID-19, External News, IN THE NEWS, Research, UH Manoa

Honolulu Civil Beat reports on February 8, 2022, that University of Hawaiʻi JABSOM researchers, in partnership with Soligenix, have produced CiVax, a shelf-stable vaccine that could transform the fight against COVID. The vaccine, designed to be stored without refrigeration for up to 2 years, could alleviate the inequality in vaccinations in low-income countries and hard-to-reach […]

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A quiet, dedicated, and long-time staff member at JABSOM has been awarded the national Donna Wachter Clerkship Coordinator Award. In 1999, Lisa Kellett joined the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health as its medical student coordinator. Ever since, Kellet has been instrumental in maintaining the high caliber of JABSOM’s OB/GYN Clerkship. “She is thoughtful, […]

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Under the leadership of Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Hawaii Center for AIDS (HICFA) director, the HICFA nurses have dedicated themselves to the fight against HIV/AIDS and continue to help strive for a cure. They will be honored with the 2021 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award on World AIDS Day, December 1st. This award is presented by the Hawai’i […]

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Date: November 10th, 2021 in Care, IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, MD Residents, OB-GYN

Dr. Melanie Maykin, a maternal-fetal medicine fellow at the UH John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), has an article published today (Nov. 10, 2021): Discriminatory regulations on postpartum sterilization for Medicaid recipients propagate health inequalities in The Lancet Regional Health – Americas. “We’re excited to bring awareness to this issue, especially as we reflect […]

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