UH Med Now - Native Hawaiian Health

Pictured: Andrew Kinimaka, JABSOM MD 2019, performing at a JABSOM MD Senior Lūʻau in 2016. Amanda Shell photos. Lūʻau. The Kumu Hula says the mele reminds us that Native Hawaiian healing included the scientific and the spiritual dimensions of healing. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Later this month, fourth-year University of Hawaiʻi medical student […]

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Pictured: Ma’o Farms in Waianae. HMSA Foundation image. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director University of Hawaii (UH) researchers seeking to prove whether getting a community involved in preventing Type 2 diabetes can reduce the risk for the disease is off to a promising start. The scientists monitored health data from 392 people all over […]

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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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Pictured (L to R): DeDe Young, Dr. Winona Lee, Dr. Benjamin Young and Dr. Chung Eun Ha at the 45th Anniversary of the ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Although the original festivities had been postponed due to the threat of a category five hurricane, this […]

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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 R to L: Dr. Dee-Ann Carpenter, JABSOM Assistant Professor in the Department of Native Hawaiian Health, ties the kīhei for Dr. Nina Beckwith, JABSOM MD 2018. Deborah Manog Dimaya Photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) celebrates six new kauka ʻopio (young physicians) of Native Hawaiian ancestry entering […]

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