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Pictured: Dr. Shane Wo, on a glacier in Alaska, where he spends part of his pediatrics residency. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director At the University of Hawaiʻi Convocation Ceremony for graduating MDs, Dr. Shane Wo (JABSOM MD 2016) heard his name called as the recipient of the Venu and Vijaya Reddy Award in Pediatrics. […]

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Date: November 13th, 2017 in Alumni News, Giving, JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

Pictured: A digitally reproduced heart floats above a table in the lobby of the JABSOM Biosciences Building at Kaka’ako, as viewed through a cellphone Augmented Reality app. “The judges were so blown away they asked me to present again…” By A.J. McWhorter, UH Med Now A University of Hawaiʻi medical student created a 3-D image […]

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Date: November 10th, 2017 in Community Outreach, Faculty

Dean Jerris Hedges and two of his former colleagues at Oregon Health Sciences University (OSHU) joined the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for a webinar earlier this year, where they detailed the development of an incentive program to reward academic productivity within academic departments of medicine. OSHU reports that the webinar was well received […]

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Date: November 7th, 2017 in Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Kenric Murayama introduces Dr. John G. Hunter before his speech. Photo by Deborah Manog.   By Deborah Manog, UH Med Now   The legacy of Dr. Thomas J. Whelan Jr. was honored with a dinner at the Oʻahu Country Club on November 3, 2017 with proceeds from the evening benefiting the Thomas J. Whelan […]

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Date: November 6th, 2017 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Myron Shirasu with his wife Karen at the HMA gala. HMA Photo by Vina Cristobal. Dr. Myron Shirasu, a familiar face at numerous White Coat Ceremonies for incoming University of Hawai’i medical students, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hawai‘i Medical Association (HMA) at the Ola Pono Ike Medical Gala in […]

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Pictured: First-year medical student Raja Haris Rizman demonstrates using tools to complete a suture. Photo by Deborah Manog By Deborah Manog, UH Med Now The University of Hawaiʻi’s (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was bustling with middle and high school students thirsty for knowledge and hands-on learning at Teen Health Camp on […]

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