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Date: February 12th, 2018 in Faculty, JABSOM News, staff

Employee anniversaries are celebrated at SimTiki for Deborah Berkmire-Peters, PhD and Cami Makami. Several departments at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) have been handing out service awards to those from the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaiʻi (RCUH) who contribute their professionalism to the work completed at JABSOM. SimTiki center and […]

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Date: February 12th, 2018 in Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: A Gold Humanism Honor Society Display on the MEB 3rd Floor. By UH Med Now Take a look around the third floor of the Medical Education Building (MEB), just before the Auditorium. There you will see some MD Student White Coats, each adorned with a message meant to reinforce the MD values of compassionate […]

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Date: February 7th, 2018 in JABSOM News, Student Life

http://hawaiiaoa.wixsite.com/jabsomaoa/current-medical-student-members Julia Ayabe, MD 2018 Julia was born and raised in Honolulu, HI and is a 2009 graduate of Punahou School. She completed her undergraduate studies in Molecular Biology at Pomona College in Claremont, CA in 2013. During high school, she began volunteering at Shriners Hospitals for Children, where she developed her interest in medicine. […]

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Date: February 6th, 2018 in Care, Community Outreach, External News, Faculty, OB-GYN

By Tina Shelton JABSOM Communications Director Newborn infections have nearly doubled; can be disabling, even fatal to infant The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is reaffirming the need to screen all pregnant women in for syphilis, which may be present but undetected by expectant mothers, with devastating effects. University of Hawai’i faculty physician Dr. […]

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Date: February 4th, 2018 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: The UH Cancer Center in Kakaʻako Pancreatic cancer incidence in Hawai‘i remains significantly higher than in the U.S. overall. Hawai‘i ranks 6th among U.S. states for incidence of pancreatic cancer. And it is deadly. The five year survival rate for those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer is only 7.7% (SEER 18 2006-2012). Because Hawai‘i has […]

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Date: February 1st, 2018 in Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, staff

Pictured: MD Students get ready to grind on nachos, 2017. Amanda Shell photo. By UH Med Now $728,877 was pledged during the 2017 Internal Giving Campaign (IGC) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaiʻi. To celebrate, the wrap-up celebration is once again a “Mahalo Nacho” event in the JABSOM Cafeteria, […]

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