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Date: August 23rd, 2017 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: Ryder receives a lei from his mother, Dr. Janet Onopa, at the 2014 MD Convocation Ceremony. JABSOM Photo by A. Kameda. A punch to the gut. A flush of gratitude. A flash of outrage. Deep sorrow. The motivation to do something. Those who loved Dr. Ryder Onopa (JASOM MD 2014) — and there were […]

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Date: August 20th, 2017 in JABSOM News

“We must also speak up to protect the vulnerable from speech and other actions that are harmful and demeaning in our workplace and beyond,” Jerris Hedges, MD, Dean of Medicine. August 20, 2017 Aloha, kākou. The ability to speak one’s opinion without persecution is an honored American freedom. Recent events have raised concern for the […]

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Date: August 17th, 2017 in Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured above: Dr. Thomas “Tom” Kosasa and Dr. Ivica Zalud, OB-GYN Department Chair and Kosasa Endowed Chair. This has been a summer of giving at the University of Hawai’i (UH) medical school for the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health (OB-GYN). Faculty within the department have delivered up several endowments to invest in the […]

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Date: August 15th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Native Hawaiian Health, Student Life

Pictured: Members of the incoming ʻImi 2017-2018 class. The new academic year began on August 11, 2017 at the ʻImi Hoʻōla Open House. ʻImi Hoʻōla (“Those who seek to heal”) is a University of Hawaiʻi (UH) program for college graduates who are aspiring physicians. They will earn admission to medical school at the UH John […]

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Date: August 14th, 2017 in JABSOM News, MINORITY, Research, Student Life

Pictured: Liana Medina working in the Lehrer Lab at JABSOM By Tina Shelton UH Med Now The University of Hawaiʻi is expanding its studies of a proposed vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus. A new grant of nearly $112,000 awarded to a graduate student working with Dr. Axel Lehrer at the John A. Burns School […]

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Date: August 13th, 2017 in Faculty, Research

The August 2017 edition of the Hawai’i Journal of Medicine and Public Health features a paper reviewing the association between alcohol consumption and risk of diverticulosis and diverticular bleeding; a case report of pelvic tuberculosis mimicking advanced ovarian cancer; and a study assessing the food environment and fruit and vegetable intake among children in Guam. […]

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