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Date: March 21st, 2019 in External News, JABSOM News, staff

Pictured: A portrait of Julie Inouye. Deborah Manog Dimaya Photo.   By Margot Schrire, UH Foundation The University of Hawaii Foundation (UHF) is happy to announce that Julie Inouye has been promoted to director of development at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). In this new role, she supports JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges […]

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Date: March 13th, 2019 in External News, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Pictured: A single envelope contains life-altering information– where our future MDs have “matched” to. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Correspondent In a single moment, medical school seniors from the United States and around the world will find out in which U.S. Residency Program they will train for the next three to seven years. You […]

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Pictured: Dr. Seang Seng. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Dr. Seang Seng remembers when he was just a young medical student in Cambodia, a Southeast Asian country known as an “Island of Peace.” He lived an ordinary life—that is, until the Khmer Rouge rose to power in 1975 […]

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Date: March 11th, 2019 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Violet Horvath. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Dr. Violet Horvath, Director of the Pacific Disabilities Center (PDC), was one of four honorees presented with the Annual Fall Prevention Award for Outstanding Community Service, by the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the Hawaii Fall Prevention Consortium. […]

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Pictured: Child falls while riding a skateboard with no helmet or other protective gear. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Did you know that in Hawaii and the United States, the leading causes of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury are from falls and motor vehicle crashes? In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Date: December 27th, 2018 in External News, IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Pictured: At age 90, Scientist Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi, now retired, in his lab, enthusiastic as ever, about his research. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director In the early 1960’s when Dr. Ryuzo “Yana” Yanagimachi, of the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) started working with mammals, he wanted to do something different from […]

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