UH Med Now - Rural

Date: December 23rd, 2019 in AHEC, Rural, Workforce Development

The Lead Investigator of the Physician Workforce Assessment sees improvements from a cardiovascular disease fellowship started on Oahu and a family medicine residency program established in Hilo. She says both have eased former shortages in those specialities in those regions. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The exodus of doctors from practice in Hawaii this […]

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Date: November 7th, 2019 in Faculty, Research, Rural, UH Manoa, Workforce Development

We are proudly celebrating some of our JABSOM scientists this week as we welcome the National Diversity in STEM Conference to Hawaiʻi Nei “When I was 17 I decided to dedicate my life to gene therapy research and have worked towards that goal,” said University of Hawaiʻi researcher Jesse Owens.

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Pictured: A speaker gives a presentation during the Hawaiʻi Maternal Fetal Telehealth Summit. “Technology has the opportunity to reach out to rural populations in new ways and help the local practitioners, who are the real heroes, to provide better care, easier, to the people where they need it,” said Dr. Curtis Lowery, Director of the […]

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Brooks Mitchell, a native of Kamuela, will receive his doctorate in December 2019. The multidisciplinary nature of the Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS made PhD Candidate Brooks Mitchell of Hawaiʻi Island realize how vital collaborations within and across different fields are to research success. By Kalpana J. Kallianpur, PhD, for the Office of the Associate Dean […]

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Date: October 14th, 2019 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: Jester Galiza works with a manikin during a patient simulation session at JABSOM. Vina Cristobal photo. Campbell High School graduate, the son of immigrants, is a leader, serving his second year as MD Class of 2022 President. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Deputy Communications Director Jester Galiza, second-year medical student at the John A. Burns […]

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Pictured: The 12 nationally recognized Family Physician trainees in the United States, including the University of Hawaiʻi JABSOM’s Dr. Nash Witten, standing, fourth from left. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Dr. Nash Witten, a Family Medicine trainee in the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Family Medicine Residency Program, has received The American Academy of Family […]

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