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Date: November 1st, 2010 in Care, External News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Groundbreaking for the newly-renamed University of Hawai’i Cancer Center was celebrated in a ceremony that featured recollections from cancer survivors and those who have suffered beside them, including Hawai’i U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye. The center site is adjacent to the John A. Burns School of Medicine. “I know what it is like to go […]

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Date: November 1st, 2010 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News

Members of the Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands convened at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine from Oct. 23-29, 2010. The council leads a large Regional coalition working together and leveraging US National and International Resources to improve prevention, early detection, treatment and palliation of cancer in the […]

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Date: August 13th, 2009 in Alumni News, JABSOM News

Dr. Irwin Schatz, Professor of Medicine, is being honored as a medical hero by the famed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Schatz will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees on Friday, August 14, 2009. Dr. Schatz graduated from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in 1961. As a […]

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Date: June 5th, 2009 in JABSOM News, Research

Jerris Hedges, M.D., Dean of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has announced the appointment of W. Steven Ward, Ph.D., as Director of the Institute for Biogenesis Research (IBR). The IBR was founded by Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi, who remains a professor emeritus. Dr. Yanagimachi, the first scientist to […]

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Date: March 20th, 2009 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life

Match Day 2009 generated a lot of excitement at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and other medical schools around the country. Nineteen of our students will pursue their residency training in Hawai’i. Seventeen of them are headed to California for their on-the-job training. The field getting the most interest from our students […]

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Date: March 21st, 2006 in JABSOM News

Native Hawaiian medical program spearheads innovative program The John A. Burns School of Medicine has received a $1.4 million federal grant for new research to reduce obesity among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. The funds from the National Institutes of Health will go to the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH). The 3-year study called […]

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