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Date: February 4th, 2008 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Dr. Jerris Hedges, newly appointed Dean of Medicine at JABSOM, speaking to faculty and staff in a visit to the campus in 2008. A study using data from Hawai′i and 21 other states finds Asian and African-American patients have a higher risk of dying than Caucasians do after they are injured and admitted to […]

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Date: January 14th, 2008 in Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: Then candidate for Dean Jerris Hedges speaks to faculty and staff at the John A. Burns School of Medicine in 2008. Dr. Jerris Hedges told news reporters in Hawai’i he is “humbled, happy and hopeful” as he takes the reins at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawai’i […]

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Date: December 28th, 2007 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

A new “Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research” has been established at the University of Hawai′i at Manoa. Located in the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the center’s long-term mission goes beyond any single department or school. The goal is the elimination of health disparities […]

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Date: December 26th, 2007 in JABSOM News

By Tina Shelton It was hard to tell who enjoyed the Christmas spirit most December 22 at the Next Step homeless shelter in Kaka’ako. Was it the dozens of children who lined up to decorate cookies, eat ice cream and receive donated gifts? Was it the mothers and fathers who watched appreciatively as the faces […]

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Date: December 17th, 2007 in Alumni News, JABSOM News

Vincent De Feo, who joined the University of Hawaii in 1966 and was a founding faculty member of the John A. Burns School of Medicine, died Dec. 10 after a long illness. He was 82. *Click here to read the article by Helen Altonn in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin

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Date: December 13th, 2007 in Giving, JABSOM News

Volunteer vendors and generous customers helped make this year’s John A. Burns School of Medicine Lokahi Christmas Craft Fair a success. The effort raised more than $550 cash, which will be donated to the KHON2 Lokahi Project. That 16 year-old program brings Christmas gifts and needed items to families in Hawaii struggling with their finances […]

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