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Date: April 18th, 2017 in JABSOM News

Faculty, staff and students joined hands in prayer, remembering the late James S. Burns, longtime friend of the University of Hawai’i, during a ceremony in his honor last week. The memorial service was held in the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Mala Laʻau Lapaʻau, or Native Hawaiian Healing Garden, a setting where those […]

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Date: April 17th, 2017 in Giving, JABSOM News

One in five people in Hawai’i does not have enough food to eat, according to the Hawai’i Foodbank. That’s the motivation behind the ongoing annual Foodbank Drive, and the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is involved. You can give cash, or food, and our JABSOM volunteers are making it easy […]

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Date: April 16th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Student Life

Above: Courtney Gaddis is pictured with a volunteer patient in the Center for Clinical Skills at JABSOM. Last year, medical student Courtney Gaddis made a life-saving decision. A choice to save a life that wasn’t her own. The future physician (MD Class of 2017) became a blood marrow donor. She agreed to talk about her […]

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Date: April 10th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: Mourners say goodbye from shore at the 2017 Willed Body Ceremony. Photos by Amanda Shell. University of Hawaiʻi medical students carried the remains of anatomy body donors this weekend, embarking on a final journey with those who have silently taught them the secrets of the human body. The students boarded canoes, which were paddled […]

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

Four speakers include David Relman, MD, of Stanford University on Pregnancy, on the Microbiome and Preterm Birth; Victoria Fan, ScD, University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (UHM) on the Cost of Pandemic Influenza Risk; Dr. Richard Kuhn, PhD, Purdue University on Assembly and Maturation of Dengue and Zika Viruses and Vivek Nerurkar, PhD, John A. Burns School […]

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Date: April 10th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

The ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES and HEALTH DISPARITIES SYMPOSIUM is happening April 20 and 21, 2017 at the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (UHM) Kakaʻako campus! The symposium, sponsored by the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), National Institutes of Health grants: RMATRIX, RCMI and INBRE III grants, and is coordinated by the Cell and Molecular […]

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