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Date: January 13th, 2012 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Washington, D.C., February 13, 2012—AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., issued the following statement on the Obama administration’s FY 2013 budget proposal: “The AAMC is deeply concerned about the impact the president’s budget will have on the nation’s health.  The cuts to teaching hospitals through the plan’s drastic […]

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Date: January 13th, 2012 in External News, JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

The National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health, has invested more than $1.5 million in projects involving the University of Hawai`i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) this year, including “STEP-UP”, which is successfully recruiting high school students into careers in biomedical research. STEP-UP allows ten high […]

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Date: January 6th, 2012 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

In 1987, working in California, Rebecca Cann and her colleagues gained widespread attention for identifying an ancestral mother of all living humans. The past few decades, Cann, a faculty member in the Department of Cell & Molecular Biology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, has been teaming with University of Hawai’i Manoa Zoology […]

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Date: January 1st, 2012 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News

The President of the American Association of Medical College (AAMC), Dr. Darrell Kirch, singled out the University of Hawaii Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine for its incredible diversity during his speech at the 122nd Annual Meeting of the AAMC in Denver, Colorado. Here’s what he said about us, during a speech entitled “The […]

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Date: August 16th, 2011 in Alumni News, JABSOM News

Added together, their years of service to the University of Hawai’i’s school of medicine are just one year shy of a century. On August 8, the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) Department of Medicine honored five faculty members who Dr. Elizabeth Tam, Department Chair, called “giants” of medicine. “These are giants who are […]

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Date: June 2nd, 2011 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Director, Hawai’i Center for AIDS. Thirty years after its discovery, AIDS can be slowed, not cured. HIV medicines allow people infected with the virus to live longer, healthier lives, but researchers at the University of Hawaii Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) are finding increased age-related complications among AIDS […]

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