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Date: September 5th, 2019 in Collaboration, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, MINORITY

Pictured: A montage of some of the people honoring Art Ushijima during a festive evening in his honor at UH JABSOM. Photos by Deborah Manog Dimaya. Dr. Joy Andrade was among those asked to speak about Art Ushijima, the retiring longtime President and CEO of The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS), during a ceremony hosted by […]

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Pictured, from left: Lawrence Agodoa, M.D. of NIDDK; George Hui, PhD; Griffin Rodgers, MD, MACP of NIDDK. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. The Director of NIDDK honors program leader Dr. George Hui for opening doors, breaking glass ceilings and providing a path to biomedical research and better health in the communities. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications […]

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Pictured: U.S. Representative Ed Case walks across the Kakaʻako campus speaking with Aaron Joyo, AHEC Hawaiʻi Careers Opportunity Program Associate. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Congressman Ed Case and members of his team delivered surplus MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) preparation books to leaders of a federal program at the […]

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Pictured: RADM Louis Tripoli, Command Surgeon, INDOPACOM. Deborah M. Dimaya photo. “What I’m trying to do in our partnership with the University of Hawaii is to unite (our) efforts into one great strategic idea that will help us move forward with regard to improving health … in the Pacific Islands and territories,” said RADM Louis […]

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Pictured: Round Table meeting of health leaders and advocates whose work focuses on US Pacific Islander health at JABSOM with the US Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, MD, MPH. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. “We’re literally a less safe country now because we’re not healthy,” said Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, the U.S. Surgeon […]

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Date: June 18th, 2019 in JABSOM News, MINORITY, Student Life, UH Manoa

The ʻImi Hoʻōla program is aimed at giving a chance to minority college graduates who aspire to become doctors Pictured: 2019 ʻImi Hoʻōla graduates holding their JABSOM acceptance letters. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent The newest class at the University of Hawaiʻi Medical School begins its studies next month. But nine of […]

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