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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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Funding aims to build a stronger on-island medical community and improve access to healthcare services Kaua‘i – Today, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) announced a six-year, $10 million commitment from Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg. This gift will fund the new Kaua‘i Medical Training Track, a […]

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The keiki of Kōkua Kalihi Valley, Kalihi-Palama Health Center, and the Queen Emma Clinic will be great readers thanks to a few JABSOM students who helped raise money and developed grant proposals to assure the blossoming readers would receive unused, shiny and new, culturally sensitive, and bilingual books at their well-child visits. An anonymous shout […]

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One of the distinguished speakers for the symposium “Humanism, Empathy, Social Justice, and Global Health,” during Humanism Week 2022 at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was activist, physician, and anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer, who spoke of “Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola in West Africa.” From Rwanda, Farmer appeared via Zoom on Wednesday […]

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Consider the teardrop, a vital lubricant for the eye encased in a thin biomembrane called a surfactant, to ensure it does its job in the blink of an eye — lubricate the eyeball.  There is a similar surfactant that coats the alveoli in the lungs. When babies are born prematurely, there is insufficient surfactant so […]

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Date: February 9th, 2022 in COVID-19, External News, IN THE NEWS, Research, UH Manoa

Honolulu Civil Beat reports on February 8, 2022, that University of Hawaiʻi JABSOM researchers, in partnership with Soligenix, have produced CiVax, a shelf-stable vaccine that could transform the fight against COVID. The vaccine, designed to be stored without refrigeration for up to 2 years, could alleviate the inequality in vaccinations in low-income countries and hard-to-reach […]

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