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Pictured: A bust of Dr. Robert Wong resides in the JABSOM Health Sciences library. The Wong lectureship is among those founded to bring outstanding individuals to campus to present their ideas and share their expertise. Download Application The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Foundation Advisory Committee is now accepting […]

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Pictured: Britney (Kanoe) Quibelan, an MD Candidate in the JABSOM Class of 2020, at the lectern. Deborah Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Ambition was never a problem for Britney (Kanoe) Quibelan. She had big goals as a child, dreaming of being an FBI agent and then a psychologist. She settled on becoming […]

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Pictured: 2019 St. Baldrick’s Staff Giving Campaign Summer Fellow Dayna Sur. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By UH Med Now The University of Hawaii was among 32 institutions across the U.S. included in a 2019 series of grants by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. In total, the $2.7 […]

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Pictured: Dean Hedges, Vicky and Ben Cayetano in 2015. Gary Hofheimer photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The Kakaʻako campus stands as a lasting tribute to Cayetano’s vision, leadership and his support for medical education. This coming October 30th, it will have been 15 years since the Mānoa Flood swept away much of the medical school, then […]

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Dr. Geoff Sewell, President and Executive Medical Director for Hawaiʻi Permanente Medical Group, Dean Jerris Hedges, MD, Dave Underriner, President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, Hawaiʻi Region. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. Major new investment by Kaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi will allow JABSOM to expand incoming MD class this month to 77 students, a new […]

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Pictured: Kaitlin Driesse at a JABSOM (laboratory) bench. Photo courtesy of Driesse. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent University of Hawaiʻi (UH) PhD Candidate Kaitlin Driesse received the 2019 Kagan Endowed Fellowship. Driesse is a PhD student in the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology at the UH John A. Burns […]

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