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Date: December 2nd, 2020 in Care, Collaboration, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Pediatrics

JABSOM’s Dr. Chien-Wen Tseng, MD, MS, MPH, and her colleagues of the US Preventive Services Task Force, made recommendations for measuring children’s blood pressure, and advice for adults at risk of CVD. By Paula Bender, JABSOM News Dr. Chien-Wen Tseng, a John A. Burns School of Medicine faculty member, doctor, and researcher is also a […]

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Candace Lotomau of Hawaii participated in an Asian American-Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance in May 2018. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Lori Egan. By Deborah Dimaya, Interim Communications Director The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) has received nearly $1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) towards developing and evaluating community engagement strategies meant […]

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COVID-19 dysregulates a hormone system causing damage to the heart and lungs; a common blood pressure drug just might help. HONOLULU— The first outpatient clinical trial in Hawaii is aimed at finding an effective treatment for patients with COVID-19 using telmisartan, a medication commonly used for blood pressure control. Researchers at the John A. Burns […]

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White Coat Ceremony for the University of Hawaii – Mānoa JABSOM class of 2020 brand new Internal Medicine residents at The Queen’s Medical Center. The first graduating class of COVID-19 in their masks. MASK UP!    This most recent Communication Protocol applies to all JABSOM employees and learners, including those working on the UH Manoa […]

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Attendees at a JABSOM Mini Med School event in 2014.   According to Ritabelle Fernandes, MD, MPH, of the Palliative Medicine division in the Geriatric Medicine Department at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), “There is growing evidence of the effectiveness and cost savings associated with palliative care.”  Dr. Fernandes, and her colleagues […]

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COVID-19 dysregulates the delicate balance of the renin angiotensin system, causing the release of hormones that damage the heart and lungs. For study information, contact Cris Milne at 692-1335 or email cmilne@hawaii.edu Updated: September 17, 2020 HONOLULU— The first outpatient clinical trial in Hawaii is aimed at finding an effective treatment for patients with COVID-19 […]

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