UH Med Now - IN THE NEWS

Days before her formal induction to the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Chien-Wen Tseng reflects back on her career. “I started as an electrical engineer. I was one of those people who, during the AIDS crisis, understood that things weren’t just about numbers. It was about people, so I went back into medicine,” she said. […]

Continue Reading

Date: October 7th, 2022 in IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

For an hour on Thursday afternoon, the usual cacophony of downtown activity was drowned out by the sounds of dozens of state leaders and community members. Police stopped traffic. People paused to look, take photos or give a nod of approval as a solidified front of men took a bold public stand against violence. The […]

Continue Reading

Date: September 2nd, 2022 in Faculty, IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Jerris R. Hedges, MD will retire as dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on March 1, 2023 after 15 years leading the state’s only medical school. Hedges made the announcement this morning in an email to JABSOM students, faculty and staff. Announcing his planned retirement in […]

Continue Reading

Gov. David Ige signed two bills to help combat the state’s increasing physician shortage and support the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) mission to retain more of its graduates to practice medicine in Hawaiʻi. Ige signed Senate Bill 2657 and Senate Bill 2597 into law on July 7 at JABSOM. The Hawaiʻi Physician Workforce […]

Continue Reading

The American Heart Association, Pfizer, and Gates Ventures awards five new grants to 10 universities and health care systems. HONOLULU — Research scientists from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns Medical School (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), in partnership with colleagues from nine universities and health care systems, will […]

Continue Reading

Date: May 23rd, 2022 in IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Nearly 25 years after her birth made international headlines, Cumulina, the first cloned mouse and the first cloned mammal in the United States recently made the trek to her new home in the renowned Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. The most celebrated mouse in scientific history was named for the cumulus […]

Continue Reading

1 2 ... 12 Next »