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Under the leadership of Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Hawaii Center for AIDS (HICFA) director, the HICFA nurses have dedicated themselves to the fight against HIV/AIDS and continue to help strive for a cure. They will be honored with the 2021 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award on World AIDS Day, December 1st. This award is presented by the Hawai’i […]

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Date: November 12th, 2019 in JABSOM News, staff, Workplace Hero

Pictured: Crystal Costa with her dog on a hiking trail. By UH Med Now You may have met Crystal Costa of the Dean’s Office around the medical school recently as she volunteered on the “Blue Zones” committee, bringing some fun “health and wellness” events for staff, faculty and students to enjoy on campus during “Wellness […]

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Date: September 11th, 2019 in Workplace Hero

Pictured: Mike von Platen with his dog Layla. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Deputy Director of Communications If you’ve been to any successful event hosted at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), chances are Mike von Platen was working hard somewhere behind or off to the side of the main stage. Mike von Platen, […]

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