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Date: July 10th, 2020 in JABSOM News

Astonished keiki at Lilipuna Elementary School learn from JABSOM medical students working with the H.O.M.E. Project.   The HOME Project is once again sponsoring a school supply drive for the homeless children that JABSOM faculty, staff, and students work with. School supplies will be gathered for the kids at the Kaka’ako Family Assessment Center, the […]

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Date: July 9th, 2020 in JABSOM News

Health experts and House Committees of the Hawaii State Legislature gathered today masked and over Zoom to discuss how Hawai’i’s kūpuna are protected from COVID-19  in senior facilities. James Gonser, Assistant Director of Communications at the Hawaii House of Representatives – Majority, reports that the Legislature allocated $100 million in CARES Act funds to provide […]

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First-year medical students participate in the Willed Body Ceremony by scattering the donors’ ashes into the sea as families and friends watch.   Until further notice, the Willed Body program at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is not accepting applications for new donors. Donors who are already enrolled into the program will […]

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Date: July 8th, 2020 in JABSOM News

This special issue of the Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare features 21 articles from an array of authors: scientists, academics, and cultural observers. Many people, many villages, many islands.  A Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare Special Issue, “Health Disparities in US Affiliated Pacific Islanders: The Voyage Forward,” presents us with health […]

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Date: July 2nd, 2020 in JABSOM News

THE KINDNESS ROCKS PROJECT™ This is a JABSOM Blue Zones Project Wellness Activity open to all faculty, staff and students. JABSOM’s A.L.O.H.A. Rocks Project Throughout the month of July (8am-5pm) Health Sciences Library, JABSOM 1st floor To celebrate the Kindness Rocks Project and International Drop a Rock Day, help us spread A.L.O.H.A. around our campus […]

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Date: July 2nd, 2020 in JABSOM News

The University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Graduate Student Organization (GSO) has awarded its 2020 Merit Based Award in Research to Dr. Louie Mar Gangcuangco, Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and Pharmacology (Master’s). Each year the GSO recognizes one Master’s level student completing their master’s thesis, and one Doctoral level student completing their dissertation. Successful […]

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