UH Med Now

Date: December 1st, 2011 in Faculty, JABSOM News

University of Hawai’i President M.R. C. Greenwood has announced that Jerris R. Hedges, MD has been reappointed to continue serving as the dean of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine through December 31, 2016. “Dr. Hedges’ appointment is the key to progress at the medical school and the international […]

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Date: November 30th, 2011 in JABSOM News, Research

Photo of Dr. Cecilia Shikuma for University of Hawaii by Reese Moriyama. In 2011, where medicines are available, HIV/AIDS has become a chronic disease instead of a death sentence. That’s progress to celebrate, no question. However, the Hawaii Center for AIDS has found HIV appears to lead to premature aging, which is presenting a new set of […]

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Date: October 31st, 2011 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life

How about that Green Hornet? The Tiger Woods impersonator motioning for ladies to “call him”? The Russian Mobsters–the Mimes–the Ashley Twins. Smurf, Edward Scissorhands, Lego Man-Bot, Cheech and Chong and Bu La’ia!! Skits on Snow White, Batman and the Black Swan. Angry Birds animated by the Office of Medical Education. All in all, you know […]

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Date: October 10th, 2011 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Jerome Kim The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports on the breakthrough efforts of scientists, including John A. Burns School of Medicine Clinical Professor Jerome Kim, who are seeking an AIDS vaccine. Dr. Kim, a Colonel in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and deputy director for science at the U.S. Military HIV Research Program, is leading […]

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Date: October 4th, 2011 in External News, JABSOM News, Research

Researcher Angel Yanagihara of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawaii continues to learn fascinating details about jellyfish in Hawaiian waters, stopping only long enough to be interviewed by media from around the world, including the Discovery Channel and Nova, who seek her out frequently to document her latest […]

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Date: October 3rd, 2011 in Faculty, JABSOM News

The Residency Program in the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry is helping to launch a new medical outreach to homeless people on O’ahu. Physicians training in the department’s residency program (part of The Hawaii Residency Programs will be dispatched to help assess mental health needs of homeless who are living on the […]

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