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Pictured, from left: Lawrence Agodoa, M.D. of NIDDK; George Hui, PhD; Griffin Rodgers, MD, MACP of NIDDK. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. The Director of NIDDK honors program leader Dr. George Hui for opening doors, breaking glass ceilings and providing a path to biomedical research and better health in the communities. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications […]

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Pictured: U.S. Representative Ed Case walks across the Kakaʻako campus speaking with Aaron Joyo, AHEC Hawaiʻi Careers Opportunity Program Associate. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Congressman Ed Case and members of his team delivered surplus MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) preparation books to leaders of a federal program at the […]

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Pictured: RADM Louis Tripoli, Command Surgeon, INDOPACOM. Deborah M. Dimaya photo. “What I’m trying to do in our partnership with the University of Hawaii is to unite (our) efforts into one great strategic idea that will help us move forward with regard to improving health … in the Pacific Islands and territories,” said RADM Louis […]

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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: July 24th, 2019 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Clare-Marie Anderson is pictured on campus at Kakaʻako. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Growing up in a very rural community has many blessings, and second-year medical student Clare-Marie Anderson appreciated every one of them when she was a youngster on Molokaʻi. Nature was a laboratory that sparked her mind to […]

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Pictured: Participants at the annual meeting in the JABSOM lobby. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent The Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands (CCPI) held its annual meeting and US-Pacific Islands (USAPI) Registry Training at the University of Hawaiʻi(UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the end of April 2019. The […]

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