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Pictured: Dr. Kamaka, Dr. Wong and Dr. Carpenter accept the award on stage in Christchurch, New Zealand. The award recognized the 13-year effort of the C3 team at The University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine to build an integrated cultural competency curriculum, centered on Native Hawaiian health. (Christchurch, New Zealand) The C3 […]

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Date: November 15th, 2019 in JABSOM News, Research, Workforce Development

Dr. Hieu Nguyen. By Kalpana J. Kallianpur, PhD, for the Office of the Associate Dean for Research A researcher in the Institute for Biogenesis Research at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is conducting a study that is likely to have implications for assisted reproductive technologies. Dr. Hieu Nguyen, a […]

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Pictured: Students learn how to perform sutures on a mock (but lifelike) arm. Photo by Jennifer Ho. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Although the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is typically quiet on Saturday mornings, this time the medical school was filled with the sounds of feet […]

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Above, an original illustration by MD Candidate Christina Tse, JABSOM Class of 2022. “I can only imagine what it is like for this patient to suffer from these bizarre seizures for so many years,” said University of Hawaiʻi Family Medicine Resident Nina Beckwith, MD. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Laughter is the best medicine, […]

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Date: November 12th, 2019 in JABSOM News, staff, Workplace Hero

Pictured: Crystal Costa with her dog on a hiking trail. By UH Med Now You may have met Crystal Costa of the Dean’s Office around the medical school recently as she volunteered on the “Blue Zones” committee, bringing some fun “health and wellness” events for staff, faculty and students to enjoy on campus during “Wellness […]

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Date: November 8th, 2019 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Pictured: Group photo of physicians who volunteered their time to speak with students during Career Night. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent During the 2019 Career Night at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), medical students had the opportunity to spend 10 minutes with expert physicians of […]

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