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Date: February 24th, 2012 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Slides from the presentations at the Bioengineering Research Symposium are available now on-line. The symposium, held February 16 at the University of Hawai’i Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), provided an overview of research and education activities underway by the bioengineering cluster research team, which currently involves 20 faculty from JABSOM and the […]

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Date: February 23rd, 2012 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Health studies make headlines nearly every day—and rightly so, since most of us want to read about ways to live healthier lives. But what happens when the newest studies seem to yield conflicting findings? “You really have a medical impact if you publish a study,” said Dr. John Chen of the University of Hawai’i’s John […]

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Date: February 21st, 2012 in JABSOM News

MD Students Thomas Gill and Kristin King are asked why Career Night appeals to first year medical students like them, as they ponder what specialty they might pursue in residency training after medical school.

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Date: February 17th, 2012 in JABSOM News

Washington, D.C., February 16, 2012—Starting in 2015, when aspiring doctors take the MCAT® examination, they will need more than a solid basis in the natural sciences. Under changes approved today by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges), they also will need an understanding of the psychology, sociology, and biology that provide the foundation for […]

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Date: February 17th, 2012 in JABSOM News

The Hawai’i State Senate, the House of Representatives and Governor Neil Abercrombie have approved legislation which allows the University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to continue using Hawai’i Tobacco Settlement Special Fund monies to fund some of its operational expenses. The proposal, formerly Senate Bill 239, was signed into law on February 13, […]

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Date: February 15th, 2012 in JABSOM News

The official copy of the Integrated Care for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Blueprint for Action is now available. The Blueprint was written with input from leaders in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island health care, including Dr. J. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, Chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burns […]

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