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A quiet, dedicated, and long-time staff member at JABSOM has been awarded the national Donna Wachter Clerkship Coordinator Award. In 1999, Lisa Kellett joined the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health as its medical student coordinator. Ever since, Kellet has been instrumental in maintaining the high caliber of JABSOM’s OB/GYN Clerkship. “She is thoughtful, […]

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The Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program  awarded 10 recipients of its 2021-2022 cohort of scholars, it announced in a recent news release. “We’re so pleased with the diversity of experiences in this cohort,” said Dr. Donna-Marie Palakiko, director of Papa Ola Lōkahi’s health workforce development initiative, Mauli Ola Mālamalama.  The three medical students enrolled at […]

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On behalf of the Office of Global Health and International Medicine (OGHIM) and the Office of Medical Education (OME) at  JABSOM, the UH Global Health & Social Justice Work Group, the East-West Center, Noguchi Medical Research Institute (NMRI), the Office of Public Health Studies, and Dr. Yoshihisa Asano, Ph.D. (NMRI), we invite your submission of […]

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  This past week, there has been global coverage about the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)’s revision to its 2016 recommendation on the use of aspirin to prevent the first heart attack or stroke in adults without a history of such cardiovascular events. Each year in the United States, 1.2 million persons will […]

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Date: October 6th, 2021 in External News, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

The Pacific Disabilities Center (PDC) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was established in 1984 under the leadership of Drs. Gary Okamoto and Satoru Izutsu. Then known as the Pacific Basin Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, its initial focus was on rehabilitation for those from Micronesia and other territories and islands. The […]

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‘A single-vial, subunit vaccine that can be shipped at ambient temperatures and can be reconstituted with sterile water immediately before use has the potential to bolster global vaccination efforts by simplifying storage and distribution,’ – Axel Lehrer, PhD Soligenix, Inc., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat rare diseases where […]

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