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Date: May 17th, 2011 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News

Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease Specialist and Director of the Hawaii Center for AIDS, was named Scientist of the Year 2011 by ARC Honolulu. It is the highest achievement award given by the Honolulu chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Students, known as ARC. A group of women in Los Angeles got […]

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Date: May 17th, 2011 in Alumni News, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Several of our 2011 graduates (and outstanding faculty) were selected for prizes for their achievements during the Convocation Ceremony. Here is a list of the 2011 Awards: Excellence in Internal Medicine: Dr. Christie Izutsu. The Bernard Yim, MD Award: Dr. Casey Kaneshiro. The EE Black Community Service Award: Dr. Kaumakaokalani Calhoun. The Maurice Brodsky Memorial […]

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Date: May 17th, 2011 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life

One of the most meaningful moments in JABSOM’s Convocation Ceremony is when our new MDs receive maile lei from their loved ones, often a parent, grandparent, spouse or even a child. The announcer reads a personal message of thanks from the student to their loved ones, as the student and lei presenter embrace at the […]

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Date: May 16th, 2011 in External News, JABSOM News, Student Life

Dean Jerris Hedges addressed “the elephant in the room” during May 15’s John A. Burns School of Medicine 2011 Convocation Ceremony. That would be the well-publicized potential that the University of Hawaii medical school could lose $4 million in state funds in the coming fiscal year. The Dean acknowledged his remarks could be perceived as “a […]

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Date: May 15th, 2011 in Alumni News, External News, JABSOM News

The University of Hawai’i-Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has graduated 63 Medical Doctors (MDs), 10 PhDs in biomedical sciences, three Doctors of Public Health, 31 Masters of Public Health, three Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 13 Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences Disorders and six Bachelors of Science in […]

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Date: May 13th, 2011 in Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: New MDs pose together backstage before the White Coat Ceremony Hawai’i families are making a significant sacrifice to send their children to the University of Hawai’i Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), according to a new report by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC). The Financial Aid Summary Report lists the median income of […]

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