UH Med Now - MINORITY

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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Pictured: Three of the panelists, the emcee and a speaker. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now, JABSOM Communications Director Do YOU know who the first woman physician to graduate from an American medical school was? That question, posed by Dr. Kalani Brady, captivated the audience right from the start, at the 2017 Women in Medicine […]

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Date: August 14th, 2017 in JABSOM News, MINORITY, Research, Student Life

Pictured: Liana Medina working in the Lehrer Lab at JABSOM By Tina Shelton UH Med Now The University of Hawaiʻi is expanding its studies of a proposed vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus. A new grant of nearly $112,000 awarded to a graduate student working with Dr. Axel Lehrer at the John A. Burns School […]

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