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Date: May 12th, 2015 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Student Life

The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has grown with the recent induction of 10 members of the MD Class of 2016, and for the first time at JABSOM, with an MD Resident also nominated and selected by the GHHS committee. Faculty are nominated by the fourth […]

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Date: May 8th, 2015 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

2015 Biomedical Sciences and Health Disparities Symposium organizer Lyn Hamamura is overjoyed at this year’s event. “We had a great Symposium in our new venue at the UH Cancer Center Sullivan Conference Center”, said Hamamura. This year the Symposium included four sessions over three days, with 165 posters presented. “This is the most ever,” said […]

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Date: May 6th, 2015 in Care, Faculty, JABSOM News, Student Life

University of Hawai’i medical student volunteers of the John A. Burns School of Medicine, assisted by MD faculty, have served the medical treatment and wellness needs of Hawai’i’s homeless populations since 2005, through the Hawai‘i Homeless Outreach and Medical Education (H.O.M.E.) Project. Medical services provided at mobile health clinics three times a week in communities […]

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Date: May 4th, 2015 in Care, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Dr. Joseph Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health received The Robert W. Clopton Award for Outstanding Service to the Community on May 5, 2015. The award recognizes a UH Mānoa faculty member for playing a socially significant role by applying intellectual leadership and academic expertise to the improvement of the community. The […]

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Date: May 1st, 2015 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Student Life

We remember it like yesterday. Four years ago, when the Class of 2015 walked into their White Coat Ceremony at the Hilton Ballroom. (Back in the day, when the ballroom was the venue.) Now it’s time for a joyous but bittersweet “a hui hou”. After watching our video from their White Coat Ceremony entrance chant, […]

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Date: May 1st, 2015 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, Research

A symposium about melanoma drew a crowd of about 100 to the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center in Kaka’ako to discuss the latest in treatment, research and prevention. Asinate Vaivela Asinate Vaivela, a 21-year-old cancer survivor from Maui was diagnosed with stage-three melanoma in 2011, when she went to the doctor to check out a […]

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