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Date: April 11th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Nash Witten (JABSOM MD 2017) during his longitudinal training at North Hawaiʻi Community Hospital, with surgery team members Ronny Triphahn, Carol Aceret, Kamalu Joaquin and Dr. Howard Wong. The University of Hawaiʻi medical school has an innovative, problem-based curriculum. The school also was a pioneer in long-term, community-based student clinical training. By Tina […]

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Date: April 9th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured, St. Baldrick’s 2018 JABSOM Summer Fellow Mark Brisco A UH Mānoa student has once again been selected by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to study childhood cancer at JABSOM this summer. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation exists to fill the gap in funding that goes to cancer research in children. Only 4% of federal cancer research […]

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Date: April 9th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Ansley Davis and Ting-Ting Hsu Submitted by Barbara Ward For UH Med Now Two graduate students from the University of Hawaiʻi medical school’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) have been awarded diversity scholarships. Ting-Ting Hsu has been named the recipient of the East-West Center Gary S.H. Lin Graduate Degree Fellowship. The 24-month […]

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Date: April 6th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Marjorie Mau (Biomedical Faces of Science portrait.) By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Dr. Marjorie Mau has earned another extraordinary honor for her life’s work in healthcare and research. Dr. Mau, director of research for the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the University of Hawaiʻi […]

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Date: April 6th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka, speaking at JABSOM in 2016 at the services for Dr. Kekuni Blaisdell. By UH Med Now Former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka has died at the age of 93, leaving a legacy of true aloha and many, many accomplishments behind. We at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns […]

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Date: April 4th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Teen suicide prevention leaders and supporters are pictured at a “Prevent Suicide” workshop titled E Malama ‘Ola on February 20, 2016. University of Hawaiʻi Psychiatry expert Dr. Deborah Goebert appeared on the television program Insights on PBS Hawaiʻi to talk about the important work she and collaborators have forged statewide to curb youth suicide. The […]

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