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Date: March 9th, 2009 in JABSOM News

A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE and a hospital in Vietnam is helping to reduce the spread of AIDS in the Southeast Asian Nation. *Click here to read part one of two stories by Craig Gima in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin. *Click here to read Craig Gima’s report on the subject originally […]

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Date: March 2nd, 2009 in Care, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. May Okihiro leads JABSOM efforts to reduce youth obesity. HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Medical Service Association (HMSA) Foundation has announced it will provide $419,790 over three years to support the establishment of the Hawai‘i Initiative for Childhood Obesity Research and Education (HICORE) within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Hawai‘i John […]

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Date: January 30th, 2009 in External News, JABSOM News

Pictured: The UH Cancer Center complex in Kakaʻako, which opened in 2013. Note from the editor: This story is from 2009, before design plans for the new cancer center building changed. From 2009: HONOLULU – With lease negotiations with the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority successfully concluded for a site next to the John A. Burns […]

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Date: January 9th, 2009 in JABSOM News, Student Life

THE WELLNESS CENTER AT THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE was “front and center” at the 4th Annual Students Community Health Fair. A team of physicians from the center, headed by Dr. Rosanne Harrigan, demonstrated the latest in care from the Department Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Dr. Harrigan is Chair of the Department. Dr. […]

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Date: January 9th, 2009 in JABSOM News, Student Life

MAYOR MUFI HANNEMANN TOLD STUDENTS AT THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE that he often tells city employees who work for him that health and family should come first in their lives. Mayor Hannemann, a former star student basketball player, leads city workers in exercise once a month through a program he founded called […]

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(From 2009) Dr. Patricia Lanoie Blanchette has been named interim Chief Operating Officer of University Clinical, Education & Research Associates, or UCERA. UCERA, a non-profit corporation, is the primary faculty practice organization for physicians involved in the clinical, academic, and research activities of the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Blanchette, Chair of JABSOM’s […]

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