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Date: May 7th, 2009 in Faculty, JABSOM News

Associate Professor of Medicine Dr. Kalani Brady has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Last month, former chair Marjorie Mau stepped down, after eight years leading the department, to focus on research she is conducting […]

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Date: May 6th, 2009 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Neal Palafox, far right, with fellow faculty member Dr. Lee Buenconsejo-Lum and new physician Bradlee Sako, MD at Convocation 2010 Dr. Neal Palafox, Chair of Family Medicine and Community Health, has been recognized by the Intercultural Cancer Council once again. The organization’s newsletter, “The Voice”, says, “From the beginning of his career in […]

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Date: April 6th, 2009 in JABSOM News

By Nancy Partika NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK IS BEING CELEBRATED in a big way in 2009 by the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Office of Public Health Studies. The cross-cutting theme of several of this week’s events is “health and human rights”. The six main tracks of the symposium are: Native Hawaiian and Indigenous […]

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Date: March 9th, 2009 in JABSOM News

A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE and a hospital in Vietnam is helping to reduce the spread of AIDS in the Southeast Asian Nation. *Click here to read part one of two stories by Craig Gima in The Honolulu Star-Bulletin. *Click here to read Craig Gima’s report on the subject originally […]

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Date: March 2nd, 2009 in Care, Giving, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. May Okihiro leads JABSOM efforts to reduce youth obesity. HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Medical Service Association (HMSA) Foundation has announced it will provide $419,790 over three years to support the establishment of the Hawai‘i Initiative for Childhood Obesity Research and Education (HICORE) within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Hawai‘i John […]

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Date: January 30th, 2009 in External News, JABSOM News

Pictured: The UH Cancer Center complex in Kakaʻako, which opened in 2013. Note from the editor: This story is from 2009, before design plans for the new cancer center building changed. From 2009: HONOLULU – With lease negotiations with the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority successfully concluded for a site next to the John A. Burns […]

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