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The current doctor shortage — the number of additional physicians Hawaiʻi needs right now to adequately support its population — is projected between 593 and 830 doctors. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director A preliminary analysis of this year’s surveys of licensed physicians in Hawaiʻi shows that the supply of working doctors has decreased by […]

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Pictured: Dancers from one of the study sites performed at the research conclusion preview for the community at JABSOM on August 23. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. UH medical school study shows participants lowered their 10-year risk for heart disease. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director In findings so significant they are being presented this weekend […]

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Art Ushijima at the lectern, in the JABSOM café. August 27, 2019. Deborah Manog Dimaya photos. During Ushijima’s term leading Queen’s, its Board of Trustees has contributed more than $10M to support medical education at JABSOM By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director No child was ever turned away. No stigma was cast on anyone struggling […]

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Date: September 5th, 2019 in Collaboration, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, MINORITY

Pictured: A montage of some of the people honoring Art Ushijima during a festive evening in his honor at UH JABSOM. Photos by Deborah Manog Dimaya. Dr. Joy Andrade was among those asked to speak about Art Ushijima, the retiring longtime President and CEO of The Queen’s Health Systems (QHS), during a ceremony hosted by […]

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Date: August 26th, 2019 in Collaboration, Community Outreach, Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: Kiana Miller with her hands in “The Bone Box” in the Biosciences Building at JABSOM. Photos by Jesse Thompson and Robert Mann. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Kiana Miller had a puzzled look on her face as she stood with each hand stuck into one of holes on the side of a cardboard […]

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Date: August 26th, 2019 in Collaboration, Community Outreach, Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: Participants at the 2019 LABANOF bone workshop in Pontestura, Italy. Dr. Mann photos. This summer, faculty at the University of Hawaii (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and UH West Oahu reprised an award-winning summer forensics course held on both campuses. In this story, we profile a prolific force behind the course, […]

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