UH Med Now - Pediatrics

By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Interim Director of Communications Once again, the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) is among 30 institutions across the U.S. receiving a series of grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants. A total of $1.8 million in grants supports the mentorship of St. Baldrick’s Fellows […]

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Dr. Shiramizu in his lab at JABSOM. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Interim Director of Communications Scientists at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Mānoa have discovered a novel method of diagnosing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a group of cancers that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. Currently, there are no widely […]

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Date: October 29th, 2019 in Care, Faculty, JABSOM News, Pediatrics, Research

We are proudly celebrating some of our JABSOM scientists this week as we welcome the National Diversity in STEM Conference to Hawaiʻi Nei By Kalpana J. Kallianpur, PhD, for the Office of the Associate Dean for Research Numerous physicians in Hawaiʻi today owe their success, in part, to training by Dr. Dominic Chow, a Professor […]

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Pictured: Community partners in the “Inspiring Hope” project project positive thoughts. September is Suicide Awareness month, when Psychiatry’s year-round, statewide awareness efforts are given additional emphasis. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Department of Psychiatry is an active community leader in fighting suicide especially among young people, so it’s no […]

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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: Jana Wieland gets a visit from Tucker the therapy dog while undergoing cancer treatment at Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children Now a medical student walking the halls of the same hospital where she was treated for cancer, Jana Wieland experienced first-hand the power of patient-centered healing practiced by UH clinical faculty who […]

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