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Pictured: Drs. Yuki Hamamatsu, Keiko Tange and other visiting Japanese physicians learn in the JABSOM SimTiki laboratory with Dr. Benjamin Berg (wearing red) and Dr. Satoshi Jujo (lying down). Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. Tragedy off Kakaako inspired one of the young doctors, then 8 years old, to become a healer By Tina Shelton and Deborah […]

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Pictured: Roopa Nagarajan, a 1983 alumna of the University of Hawaii Communication Sciences and Disorders (formerly Speech Pathology and Audiolgy) Program, has helped improve lives in her native country, India. Written by Marybeth Kotrodimos, University Health Partners of Hawaii Roopa Nagarajan, M.S., M.Sc., is a renowned international scholar, clinician, teacher and researcher in the field […]

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Date: February 4th, 2020 in JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Pictured: Joanna Kettlewell in the lab. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Stretching 26 miles and plunging to a depth of 2,300 feet (701 meters), the Kaʻiwi Channel between the islands of Molokaʻi and Oʻahu has a reputation as one of the world’s most treacherous bodies of water. Crossing it was a challenge […]

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Date: February 3rd, 2020 in Donors, Giving, Student Life

Applications are being accepted until April 1st for the 2020 Abraham Kagan, MD Endowed Fellowship. Download the application. Who is eligible? MD resident trainees and students pursuing an MD, MS or PhD degree at JABSOM Students pursuing an MPH, MS, or PhD degree in Public Health Studies at UH Nursing students pursuing MS, DNP, or […]

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Date: January 31st, 2020 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: Detail of “Self-portrait” by Dr. Kathryn Ko. Special to UH Med Now: By Kapiʻolani Ching, UH Foundation If you were to watch New York-based neurosurgeon Kathryn Ko (JABSOM MD 1983) at work, you would likely notice the expert precision of her hands as she navigates the delicate anatomy of her patients. You might sense […]

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Date: January 31st, 2020 in JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus virus was identified as the cause of an […]

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