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Date: December 17th, 2007 in Alumni News, JABSOM News

Vincent De Feo, who joined the University of Hawaii in 1966 and was a founding faculty member of the John A. Burns School of Medicine, died Dec. 10 after a long illness. He was 82. *Click here to read the article by Helen Altonn in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin

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Date: December 13th, 2007 in Giving, JABSOM News

Volunteer vendors and generous customers helped make this year’s John A. Burns School of Medicine Lokahi Christmas Craft Fair a success. The effort raised more than $550 cash, which will be donated to the KHON2 Lokahi Project. That 16 year-old program brings Christmas gifts and needed items to families in Hawaii struggling with their finances […]

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Date: December 6th, 2007 in JABSOM News

According to a new study, led by Hawai′i physician-researcher Dr. Chien-Wen Tseng, 80 percent of people want their doctors to ask them whether they can afford their medications and to consider the cost of medicines when they prescribe drugs. However, fewer than one in five seniors say their doctors have acutally asked about the affordability […]

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Date: November 19th, 2007 in Care, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands, USAPI Cancer Registrars with medical school’s family medicine team, Hawaii Tumor Registry and CDC Partners, March 2014 in Guam. New funding agreements will increase the capacity of health services to fight cancer in the US Associated Pacific Island Nations (USAPIN) , specifically Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the […]

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Date: November 2nd, 2007 in JABSOM News, Student Life

It’s always a good time for a health check-up. On November 1, there was a way to have a good time while doing it. Students at the University of Hawai’i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine sponsored the 3rd Annual Free Community Health Fair, in the lobby of the Medical Education Building at Kaka’ako. This […]

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Date: November 1st, 2007 in JABSOM News

Dr. Jerris R. Hedges, a candidate to become Dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine, answered questions for more than an hour on November first as he wrapped up a week-long visit to the Manoa and Kaka’ako campuses. He described himself currently as “hands-on” chief operations officer-style manager. And he says he would […]

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