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Date: December 14th, 2017 in Community Outreach, Donors, JABSOM News

Pictured: (L to R): Rotarians Nicole Lemas and Jim Hoban present JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges and H.O.M.E.ʻs Dr. Jill Omori with a check from the Rotary Club Honolulu Sunset Chapter. Photo by Michael McNulty.   By Deborah Manog, UH Med Now The Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset Chapter donated $4,500 to the Hawaiʻi Homeless Outreach […]

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Date: December 14th, 2017 in JABSOM News

Pictured: A group of MD students in the Class of 2021 at their White Coat Ceremony in July, 2017. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is among the top medical schools in the country in several key areas, according to newly released data from the Association of […]

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Date: December 12th, 2017 in Community Outreach, Faculty, JABSOM News, staff, Student Life

Pictured: JABSOM 3rd-year medical student Keolamau Yee, left, volunteering inside the medical aid tent at the Honolulu Marathon. We watch the runners trot by along our streets and cheer them on. But while finishing the Honolulu Marathon is a worthy goal, not every participant escapes without needing urgent medical attention. Scores of them walk, limp […]

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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: December 10th, 2017 in Donors, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Hokama award winners Jessica Chen and Lance Nunes, receiving their award at JABSOM. Arnold Kameda Photo. The late Yoshitsugi Hokama, PhD wanted to inspire learning among undergraduate science students long after he retired from teaching at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school in 2008. An endowment in his memory has made his wish […]

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Date: December 5th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: Mark Guirguis cheers for his team as he lifts classmate Taylor Peter-Bibb on his shoulders. Photo by Vina Cristobal and AJ McWhorter. By Deborah Manog, UH Med Now Our MD students take a break from studying this summer to promote fitness and health by competing in the annual event that pits the new kids […]

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