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Pictured: Students in a canoe wave to mourners on shore. Vina Cristobal photo. Skeptical of body donation, a daughter changes her mind after witnessing the regard shown for her mother and other donors by University of Hawaiʻi medical students. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Physical therapist Sarah Meeker laughs now when she says she […]

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Pictured: Governor John A. Burns and Dean Jerris Hedges. Graphic by Deborah Manog Dimaya. Understanding the hardships and the hurdles our MD students overcome and the sheer determination, persistence and excellence they demonstrate, Hawaii has every reason to be proud of its sons and daughters, and the school that gives them the opportunity to train […]

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Pictured: Andrew Kinimaka, JABSOM MD 2019, performing at a JABSOM MD Senior Lūʻau in 2016. Amanda Shell photos. Lūʻau. The Kumu Hula says the mele reminds us that Native Hawaiian healing included the scientific and the spiritual dimensions of healing. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Later this month, fourth-year University of Hawaiʻi medical student […]

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Pictured: The MD Class of 2022 moments before their White Coat Ceremony began. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Jay Anderson’s eyes grew wet, and he began to choke up when asked what he was feeling moments before his daughter, Clare-Marie, was presented a short, white coat in a ceremony marking […]

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Pictured: Anatomists examine a starfish that has been recently plastinated. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Anatomists from willed body programs of West Coast medical schools met at UH Kakaʻako this year to learn techniques from the highly skilled Director of our University of Hawaiʻi Willed Body Program, Dr. Steven Labrash and Anatomy Chair Takashi Matsui, MD, […]

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Date: April 10th, 2019 in AHEC, Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, UH Manoa, Willed Body Program

Pictured: Linda Coble with her late husband, Kirk Matthews. Photo courtesy of Linda Coble. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Linda Coble, Hawaii’s first female television news anchor, sat down with HI Now Daily to discuss the decision of her late husband,. Kirk Matthews, to become a part of the Willed Body Program […]

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