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Date: May 26th, 2015 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) MD Class of 2015 learned so much in its four years at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), committing to memory six more bits of advice at their Convocation Ceremony on May 17 must have been a breeze. The advice was well worth listening to; it came from […]

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Date: May 20th, 2015 in JABSOM News, Research

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, and Hawaii Biotech, Inc. (HBI) have agreed to partner in the clinical development of a Filovirus vaccine. In the UH Ebola vaccine work, no infective virus will be in Hawaiʻi. There is zero risk from this work of human or animal infection. […]

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Date: May 20th, 2015 in Breakthoughs, Care, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: An image from the American Heart Association “CPR Stayin’ Alive” Campaign featuring Dr. Inaba, right, with an American actress, in New York City. Pediatrics Emergency Medicine Professor Alson Inaba, MD is helping the American Heart Association (AHA) once again in its push to save lives through “HANDS-FREE CPR”. Dr. Inaba, who came up with […]

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Date: May 8th, 2015 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

2015 Biomedical Sciences and Health Disparities Symposium organizer Lyn Hamamura is overjoyed at this year’s event. “We had a great Symposium in our new venue at the UH Cancer Center Sullivan Conference Center”, said Hamamura. This year the Symposium included four sessions over three days, with 165 posters presented. “This is the most ever,” said […]

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Date: May 4th, 2015 in Care, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Dr. Joseph Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health received The Robert W. Clopton Award for Outstanding Service to the Community on May 5, 2015. The award recognizes a UH Mānoa faculty member for playing a socially significant role by applying intellectual leadership and academic expertise to the improvement of the community. The […]

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Date: May 1st, 2015 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Research

A symposium about melanoma drew a crowd of about 100 to the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center in Kaka’ako to discuss the latest in treatment, research and prevention. Asinate Vaivela Asinate Vaivela, a 21-year-old cancer survivor from Maui was diagnosed with stage-three melanoma in 2011, when she went to the doctor to check out a […]

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