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September is Hawaiian History month, and JABSOM has partnered with the Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī Coalition to produce a vessel for education about Hawai’i’s history and culture that offers a vivid spectrum of programs to celebrate Native Hawaiian history. One week is traditionally dedicated to health. “If you’re talking about the Hawaiian community, and where we were […]

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Hawaii has the highest life expectancy at birth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Still, that success is not reflected in the Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (NHOPI) population. State data show NHOPI have 7 to 10 years less in life expectancy than other Hawaii residents, and researchers from the John […]

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Take the shot or wait? That’s the question we all face as each vaccine rolls out. As the new bivalent COVID-19 booster becomes widely available, timely research done by University of Hawaii researchers found vaccine hesitancy is associated with education and level of trust in COVID-19 information. John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers, Dr. […]

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Date: August 30th, 2022 in Care, Collaboration, External News, JABSOM News, Psychiatry

Monday’s announcement that Kāhi Mōhala is set to join The Queen’s Health System (QHS) allows the John A. Burns School of Medicine to expand its training experiences for students, residents, and fellows in the specialty of psychiatry. Currently, JABSOM Department of Psychiatry faculty serve QHS as Queen’s University Medical Group physicians, providing care for child […]

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Date: August 17th, 2022 in Alumni News, Collaboration, Faculty, UH Manoa

On Tuesday, August 16, JABSOM’s annual faculty recognition reception was held in person, for the first time in two years. Twelve faculty were honored — nine for their recent promotion and three more were honored for receiving a UH teaching or service award. Faculty enjoyed the opportunity to meet with colleagues, mentors, and former instructors […]

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Erida Reichert Klemmer, MD, was a well-loved physician in Hawaiʻi who passed away more than 20 years ago. The impression she left on her family and loved ones inspired an anonymous donation in her honor: A new service van to the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) Hawaiʻi Houseless and Medical Outreach Education (H.O.M.E.) […]

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