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Date: August 3rd, 2022 in Alumni News, Faculty, FOMS, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

On July 22, the JABSOM Friends of the Medical School (FOMS) presented the Judge James S. Burns Award to Lila Johnson and Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Char during the school’s annual White Coat Ceremony. The Burns Award – named after the late renowned Judge James S. Burns and son to the school’s namesake Governor John A. […]

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We are sad to announce that Professor Gregory G. Maskarinec at JABSOM passed away at home on June 16, more than 2 years after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer and a long journey of treatments, complications including COVID, and lots of pain and suffering. In his remembrance, we are presenting this excerpt from a recent […]

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Date: June 15th, 2022 in Community Outreach, Faculty, Geriatrics, JABSOM News

Dr. Gina Fujikami (JABSOM MD 2008) recalls when she and her family found out that her grandfather had developed Alzheimer’s Disease. At the time, they did not know much about the disease in terms of diagnosis, treatment or its likely course– they literally felt “in the dark.” Now, as a geriatrician, Fuijkami proudly joins the […]

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Challenges arose from the COVID-19 pandemic when the anatomy department at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) had to pause the donations of cadavers to its Willed Body program in early in 2020 (the program will resume accepting applications as soon as it is able and we will post a story when that […]

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Several faculty members at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and a student will be recognized at the 2022 University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa (UHM) Awards Ceremony on May 2, 2022 for their outstanding commitment to enhancing the university’s mission of excellence. The ceremony will honor award recipients of 2020, 2021 and 2022 and […]

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected the Hawaii Pacific Neurosciences’s Neuro COVID Clinic, currently among 16 sites globally, to participate in its NeuroCOVID Project. HPN Brain Research, Innovation & Translation Labs (BRITL) scholars, also medical students at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH JABSOM), will play a key […]

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