UH Med Now - Native Hawaiian Health

Pictured: Dr. Kamaka, Dr. Wong and Dr. Carpenter accept the award on stage in Christchurch, New Zealand. The award recognized the 13-year effort of the C3 team at The University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine to build an integrated cultural competency curriculum, centered on Native Hawaiian health. (Christchurch, New Zealand) The C3 […]

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We proudly celebrate some of our JABSOM scientists this week as we welcome the 2019 National Diversity in STEM Conference to Hawaiʻi Nei. “At first, it was a simple enthusiasm for puzzling out how the world worked,” Elizabeth Laws said about her attraction to science. “During my undergraduate years, it was to cure HIV. I […]

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By: Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent For the first time, Hawaiʻi professionals have been chosen for the exclusive Robert Woods Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program. Clinical Scholars is a national leadership development program for multidisciplinary health care providers who team up to tackle complex health problems affecting their communities. The program funds […]

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Pictured: The 12 nationally recognized Family Physician trainees in the United States, including the University of Hawaiʻi JABSOM’s Dr. Nash Witten, standing, fourth from left. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Dr. Nash Witten, a Family Medicine trainee in the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Family Medicine Residency Program, has received The American Academy of Family […]

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Pictured: Dr. Kaholokula, at center right, holding the award. By UH Med Now September was quite a month for University of Hawaiʻi Chair of Native Hawaiian Health Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula, PhD. It began in New Orleans with him and co-investigator Mele Look at a national meeting of the American Heart Association, presenting research showing that including […]

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Date: September 24th, 2019 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, Native Hawaiian Health, UH Manoa

Pictured: Scholarship recipients: Samuel “Kamuela” Andrade, Bree Kaneakua and James DeJesus IV. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent For years, the Queen’s Health Systems (QHS) has supported the ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) through generous stipends which allow for the twelve […]

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