UH Med Now - Rural

Date: June 19th, 2017 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: The JABSOM MD 2020 students who spent more than two months training in rural Waimea, posing with faculty preceptors Dr. Christian Gulbrandsen and Dr. Kelly Wachi. By Geoffrey Kusaka, MD Candidate, JABSOM Class of 2020 (Waimea, Hawaiʻi Island) “Thank you so much for being here.” A short phrase, yes, but one that truly speaks […]

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Date: June 14th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural

Pictured: Hilo alum at the gathering in May. By Julie Inouye, JABSOM UH Foundation and Alumni (HILO, HAWAIʻI) Hilo may just be Hawaiʻi’s best-kept secret. No traffic, balmy weather, a tight-knit community and a lot of JABSOM Alums. On May 11th, Dean Hedges hosted an energetic group of JABSOM Hilo Alums at the Hilo Bay […]

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Date: May 22nd, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural

Photo courtesy of Healthcare Association of Hawaiʻi. Last week 74 students graduated from the Farrington Health Academy Class of 2017, a specialized program within Farrington High School for students interested in healthcare careers. Many of the students are destined for colleges both here in Hawai’i, as well as on the mainland. The keynote speaker was […]

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Pictured: OB-GYN Chair Dr. Ivica Zalud, Mayor Harry Kim and JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges at a community meeting announcing a new faculty OB-GYN member based in Hilo. By

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Date: May 18th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: L-R: Dr. Yusuke Kobayashi (JABSOM MD 2017) with Orlando Salazar, x-ray technician at Lanakila Health Center, during their volunteer work in the Marshall Islands. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now Medical students from the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) traveled more than 2,500 miles to help fight tuberculosis (TB) in Ebeye, the […]

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The University of Hawaiʻi Psychiatrist Dr. Jeanelle Sugimoto-Matsuda was recognized today as the 2017 Outstanding Community Mental Health Leader by Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi. Mental Health America of Hawai’i said Dr. Sugimoto-Matsuda “has provided leadership and support to a number of community task forces, research projects and policy initiatives on suicide prevention and mental […]

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