UH Med Now - Psychiatry

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: 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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Date: April 23rd, 2019 in Giving, Psychiatry, Student Life

Pictured: A man walks barefoot in Chinatown, wearing hospital-issued shorts. Tina Shelton photo. “I definitely would have done this for any patient, and thought it would be helpful if there was a supply of clothes that the psych service could access when a similar situation arises.” By MD 2020 Student Keano Pavlosky During my psychiatry […]

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Date: December 13th, 2018 in JABSOM News, Psychiatry, Research

Pictured: You can see the stress in their faces as UH medical students train in high-pressure emergency department procedures at JABSOM, 2017. Out of more than 16,000 patients screened for drugs in the Emergency Room at just one Honolulu hospital over a four-year period, more than 15% tested positive for amphetamines, most or all believed […]

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Pictured: Clinic Director David Cicero, Associate Professor of Psychology, with staff members in the clinic. Collaboration involves a clinic operated by UH Department of Psychology (College of Social Sciences), with physicians from UH Department of Psychiatry (John A. Burns School of Medicine), and mental health professionals from the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health. By Lisa […]

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