UH Med Now - Rural

Pictured: Tilapia growing in an aquaponics system at the Waimānalo Learning Center, one of several Ola grant-funded community pilot projects. Deborah Manog photos. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Could backyard aquaponics promote healthy eating among Native Hawaiian families in Waimanālo? University of Hawaiʻi researchers will attempt to answer that question and more with a […]

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Date: November 14th, 2017 in Research, Rural

Pictured at UH Maui College: (L-R): Dr. Sally V. Irwin, Dr. Peter Fisher, Emily Graham, Adriel Robidoux, Ashley Malek and Dr. Richard Allen, retired Chemistry professor. From UH Maui College University of Hawai‘i Maui College students Emily Graham, Ashley Malek and Adriel Robidoux, chemistry lecturer Dr. Peter Fisher, and microbiology and genetics professor and lead […]

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Pictured: Carrie Ip, MD Class of 2020. Amanda Shell photo. Carrie Ip’s goal is to practice primary care on the Big Island. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now, JABSOM Communications Director. University of Hawaiʻi medical student Carrie Ip, a native of Keaʻau on Hawaiʻi Island, has been awarded a prestigious, highly competitive National Health Service […]

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Date: October 4th, 2017 in Alumni News, Community Outreach, Giving, JABSOM News, Rural

Pictured: Dr. Omori receives a gift from Kaiser Permanete on behalf of one of its award-winning physicians. Also pictured are Dr. Marcus Iwane, Michael McNulty, HOME Coordinator, and Dr. Todd Kuwaye. Video and Story by Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director A Kaiser Permanente doctor in Hawaiʻi who won an award for her outstanding community service […]

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Date: July 31st, 2017 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News, MD Residents, Rural

Pictured: Hawaiʻi Mayor Harry Kim with JABSOM OB-GYN Chair Dr. Ivica Zalud and JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges in Hilo. The University of Hawaiʻi medical school has deployed its first full-time compensated faculty faculty member to Hilo. This spring, Dr. Kareem Khozaim became the first Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health (OB-GYN) physician in Hilo employed by […]

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Date: July 1st, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: MD students in the 6-L program for 2017-2018 By Tina Shelton , UH Med Now People heading for a checkup for medical appointments in communities all over the state have the chance to get to know 39 University of Hawai’i (UH) medical students very well. And it works both ways. The future doctors will […]

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