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Date: May 24th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Keeton Krause working in a JABSOM research lab The Executive Branch’s proposed 2018 budget for the United States would cut funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by more than $7 Billion. The proposals have the potential to critically impact discovery and much more at the University of Hawai’i (UH). In a full […]

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Date: May 24th, 2017 in JABSOM News

Pictured: AAMC President Darrell Kirch, MD, in 2011 at the JABSOM Convocation Ceremony. AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s FY 2018 budget request, which includes cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Medicaid, and other programs within the […]

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Date: May 22nd, 2017 in Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Generous hearts — and thankful ones, too — came together for the most recent Dean’s Circle event at the University of Hawai’i medical school. Members of the Dean’s Circle are among the most generous contributors to MD student scholarships at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). At the Dean’s Circle gathering, several of […]

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Date: May 22nd, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural

Photo courtesy of Healthcare Association of Hawaiʻi. Last week 74 students graduated from the Farrington Health Academy Class of 2017, a specialized program within Farrington High School for students interested in healthcare careers. Many of the students are destined for colleges both here in Hawai’i, as well as on the mainland. The keynote speaker was […]

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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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Date: May 18th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural, Student Life

Pictured: L-R: Dr. Yusuke Kobayashi (JABSOM MD 2017) with Orlando Salazar, x-ray technician at Lanakila Health Center, during their volunteer work in the Marshall Islands. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now Medical students from the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) traveled more than 2,500 miles to help fight tuberculosis (TB) in Ebeye, the […]

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