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Date: December 8th, 2016 in Care, External News, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured, the “Dr. Rosita Leong Mini-Medical School for Healthy Aging” Class of Fall, 2016. The University of Hawai’i medical school’s Mini-Medical School for Healthy Aging has a new name, and in November 2016, it presented a brand-new set of graduates, shown above, from its Fall 2016 session. The mini-medical school program is now the “Dr. Rosita […]

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Date: December 7th, 2016 in JABSOM News

Our medical students from the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Gold Humanism Honor Society have set up an interactive Christmas tree in the Medical Education Lobby. The tree, in the corner of the lobby, has blank paper ornaments next to it. Students, faculty (or even anyone who has been a patient recently) are […]

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Date: December 7th, 2016 in JABSOM News

From Senator Brian Schatz and Senator Mazie Hirono’s offices President Obama is shortly to sign the 21st Century Cures Act, a comprehensive bill to accelerate medical research, which passed the Senate today, with the support of Senator Mazie K. Hirono and Senator Brian Schatz. “This bill directs additional resources to Hawai’i researchers on the cutting […]

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Date: December 5th, 2016 in Care, Giving, JABSOM News

More than 300 community advocates gathered at the Waīkīki Aquarium to celebrate a decade of serving Hawaiʻi’s homeless at the annual Hawaiʻi Homeless Outreach and Medical Education (H.O.M.E) Project’s annual fundraiser, Ho’ola me ke kahiau, “Healing with compassion through selfless giving.” Mahalo to the generous donors who support H.O.M.E. at the annual fundraiser and throughout […]

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Date: December 4th, 2016 in Research

SEE THE BALAZ FLYER Pokiʻi Balaz is a Native Hawaiian Doctor of Nursing Practice student who has been mentored by John A. Burns School of Medicine Professor Dr. Winnie Lee. Balaz is recruiting participants for a study to help improve financial resources for Native Hawaiian caregivers of kūpuna with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Potential […]

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Date: December 2nd, 2016 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Dr. Saguna Verma of Tropical Medicine has received Hawaiʻiʻs first Zika virus research grant. She will tackle a perplexing invasion of an organ usually protected from viral infection. If you began to let your guard down a little with recent reports that the World Health Organization no longer considers the Zika epidemic a public health […]

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