UH Med Now - Native Hawaiian Health

Pictured: Dancers from one of the study sites performed at the research conclusion preview for the community at JABSOM on August 23. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. UH medical school study shows participants lowered their 10-year risk for heart disease. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director In findings so significant they are being presented this weekend […]

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Art Ushijima at the lectern, in the JABSOM café. August 27, 2019. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. During Ushijima’s term leading Queen’s, its Board of Trustees has contributed more than $10M to support medical education at JABSOM By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director No child was ever turned away. No stigma was cast on anyone struggling […]

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Pictured: Dr. Christian Gulbrandsen (former Dean) leads PBL session on Waimea, Hawaiʻi Island in July 2015. By Tina Shelton and Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Many join the University of Hawaii (UH) medical school community in mourning the loss of a leader who helped transform learning at the John A. Burns School of Medicine […]

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Pictured: The ʻImi Class. Photo courtesy of Dr. Chung Eun Ha. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) is welcoming the newest batch of students in the 2020 ʻImi Hoʻōla Post-Baccalaureate Program. The new class includes a dozen college graduates who come from socially and economically disadvantaged communities, who […]

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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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Pictured: Nelanette Uʻilani Lee, a participant in the study, dances hula. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Could hula be the answer to reducing hypertension and high blood pressure? That was the premise for a six month study by researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School […]

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