UH Med Now

Date: June 16th, 2017 in External News, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: Dr. Kent Brantly giving his talk at the Aloha International Mission dinner on July 10, 2017 By Gabriel M. Lapid, MD Candidate, UH JABSOM Class of 2018 A contingency of University of Hawai’i (UH) medical students and faculty were fortunate enough to listen to Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor whose life became the […]

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Date: June 14th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Rural

Pictured: Hilo alum at the gathering in May. By Julie Inouye, JABSOM UH Foundation and Alumni (HILO, HAWAIʻI) Hilo may just be Hawaiʻi’s best-kept secret. No traffic, balmy weather, a tight-knit community and a lot of JABSOM Alums. On May 11th, Dean Hedges hosted an energetic group of JABSOM Hilo Alums at the Hilo Bay […]

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Date: June 12th, 2017 in JABSOM News

A progress report on efforts at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa to improve student recruitment and retention, among other matters, was provided on June 1, 2017 to the Board of Regents by UH Mānoa Interim Chancellor David Lassner. In July 2016, as part of their approval of a new 3-year tuition schedule for the […]

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Date: June 10th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research

In the June 2017 edition of the Hawaiʻi Journal of Medicine and Public Health, we feature a study on medical students’ attitudes toward obese patients; a paper on primary care integration of psychiatric and behavioral health services; and a review of headache symptoms among epilepsy sufferers with neurocysticercosis. In the Medical School Hotline, we highlight […]

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Date: June 8th, 2017 in Faculty, JABSOM News

University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical professors Kazuma Nakagawa, M.D. and Matthew Koenig, M.D. have been selected from volunteers across a 10-state region for their outstanding work with the American Heart Association. Dr. Koenig won the Quality and Systems Improvement Award, and Dr. Nakagawa was named Physician Volunteer of the Year. Dr. Koenig’s Quality and Systems […]

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Pictured: Left to right: Raymond Vara, President & CEO of Hawaiʻi Pacific Health, Martha Smith, CEO of Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Dr. Ivica Zalud, JABSOM OB-GYN Chair, Dr. Jerris Hedges, JABSOM Dean, Thomas Mundell, VP Development at Kapiʻolani and Linda Jameson, Director of Philanthropy at Kapiʻolani. The University of Hawai‘i’s Department of […]

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