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Assistant Professor and Audiologist Lisa Taniguchi works with a child in the UH Speech and Hearing Clinic in Kakaako. Funded by a former UH speech pathologist who wanted to care for children in perpetuity By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director University of Hawaii (UH) Communication Sciences and Disorders has helped children and adults to hear, […]

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Date: January 23rd, 2020 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Thane Hancock (JABSOM MD 2003) provides medical care to children in the outer islands of Yap in April 2007. Piig-Island, Yap. By UH Med Now The 2020 Humanism, Empathy, Social Justice, and Global Health Symposium comes to the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) in Kakaako on Friday, February 14 2020. […]

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Date: January 22nd, 2020 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News

Pictured: Some of the hardworking doctors of Hawaii at the PMAH event. The doctor shortage in Hawaii is at critical levels. The Philippine Medical Association of Hawaii is working on a formal summer program to improve exposure to physician careers and hopefully increase the numbers of Filipino student applications to medical school. From the Philippine […]

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Date: January 21st, 2020 in JABSOM News

Pictured: A patient examination room in the Clinical Skills Laboratory at the UH medical school. Everyone is advised to get a flu vaccination HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) is advising physicians statewide to be alert for patients who have travelled from Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The department sent out a detailed […]

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Pictured: Madison Williams and Bianca Calio, MD 2023 candidates, during an intubation workshop at JABSOM. Vina Cristobal photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Convinced that an ever-worsening shortage of doctors threatens our state’s welfare, the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents has agreed to ask the 2020 Hawaiʻi State Legislature to begin an expansion […]

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Date: December 30th, 2019 in Donors, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: Dr. Robert Hong and his wife Heidi. Overwhelming debt leaves some reliant on food stamps and late for assignments when their bus is overdue. Dr. Robert Hong is one of the islands’ most accomplished cardiologists, the generous gift by a patient whose life he saved which helped to launch Cardiology Fellowship Program at the […]

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