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Pictured: Dr. Axel Lehrer with graduate student and paper co-author Albert To in the Lehrer Lab, Nov. 2018. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Dr. Lehrer thinks the vaccine his team proposes might be safer that other candidate vaccines, especially keeping in mind that pregnant women constitute a significant part of the target population for a Zika […]

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Pictured: MD Class of 2021 student Raja Haris Rizman demonstrates using tools to complete a suture during Oʻahu Teen Camp 2017. By UH Med Now Applications are being accepted now through October 26 for a massive “Teen Health Camp” at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) campus in Kakaʻako. […]

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Date: August 10th, 2018 in MINORITY, Native Hawaiian Health, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: The ʻImi of 2018-2019: aspiring physicians who seek entry into the study of medicine. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director With a greeting from Dean Jerris Hedges and the support of past ʻImi on hand to guide them, the incoming learners in the ʻImi Hoʻōla (Those Who Seek to Heal) Post-Baccalaureate Program were officially […]

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Pictured: Tilapia growing in an aquaponics system at the Waimānalo Learning Center, one of several Ola grant-funded community pilot projects. Deborah Manog photos. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Could backyard aquaponics promote healthy eating among Native Hawaiian families in Waimanālo? University of Hawaiʻi researchers will attempt to answer that question and more with a […]

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Date: December 2nd, 2017 in Faculty, JABSOM News, MINORITY, Research

Pictured: Dr. Iqbal Ahmed, President of the AAGP. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) will be held March 15-18, 2018 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort in Waikīkī. AAGP national president Dr. Iqbal “Ike” Ahmed, a longtime Hawai’i psychiatrist and a University of […]

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Pictured: Dr. Lee, Mele Look and Dr. Lew, editors of new books. By A.J. McWhorter, UH Med Now Faculty at the University of Hawai’i (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) contribute to new books as part of their scholarly endeavors. This “Booknotes” Section of UH Med Now features some of the most recent […]

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