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Pictured: The Hyperbaric Treatment Center operated by University Health Partners. From UH Mānoa News The Hyperbaric Treatment Center (HTC) has reopened and is once again providing 24/7 treatment for civilian divers suffering from decompression sickness. Nine physicians have been recruited to provide service at HTC since the facility closed on October 19, 2017, because of […]

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Pictured: Three of the panelists, the emcee and a speaker. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now, JABSOM Communications Director Do YOU know who the first woman physician to graduate from an American medical school was? That question, posed by Dr. Kalani Brady, captivated the audience right from the start, at the 2017 Women in Medicine […]

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By Vina Cristobal, UHP Dr. Larry J. Shapiro, dean emeritus of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will join University Health Partners of Hawaiʻi (UHP) as its Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2017. UHP is the University of Hawaiʻi faculty practice plan. Its some 160 physicians are faculty of the John A. […]

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Pictured: Left to right: Raymond Vara, President & CEO of Hawaiʻi Pacific Health, Martha Smith, CEO of Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Dr. Ivica Zalud, JABSOM OB-GYN Chair, Dr. Jerris Hedges, JABSOM Dean, Thomas Mundell, VP Development at Kapiʻolani and Linda Jameson, Director of Philanthropy at Kapiʻolani. The University of Hawai‘i’s Department of […]

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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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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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