UH Med Now - Native Hawaiian Health

Pictured: Co-Editors Mele Look and Dr. Winona Lee, at a book launch event in 2017. Mauli means life, heart, spirit, our essential nature. Ola means well-being, healthy. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Hoʻi Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health, which features over thirty contributors from the Department of Native […]

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Pictured: Christian Dye, outside the Biomedical Sciences Building, photo by Deborah Manog Dimaya. “JABSOM has allowed me to be at the center of research that is not only meaningful, but was instrumental in allowing me to do so in the communities that I feel most passionate about, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders,” Christian Dye. By […]

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Pictured: Dr. Kamaka, Dr. Wong and Dr. Carpenter accept the award on stage in Christchurch, New Zealand. The award recognized the 13-year effort of the C3 team at The University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine to build an integrated cultural competency curriculum, centered on Native Hawaiian health. (Christchurch, New Zealand) The C3 […]

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We proudly celebrate some of our JABSOM scientists this week as we welcome the 2019 National Diversity in STEM Conference to Hawaiʻi Nei. “At first, it was a simple enthusiasm for puzzling out how the world worked,” Elizabeth Laws said about her attraction to science. “During my undergraduate years, it was to cure HIV. I […]

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By: Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent For the first time, Hawaiʻi professionals have been chosen for the exclusive Robert Woods Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program. Clinical Scholars is a national leadership development program for multidisciplinary health care providers who team up to tackle complex health problems affecting their communities. The program funds […]

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Pictured: The 12 nationally recognized Family Physician trainees in the United States, including the University of Hawaiʻi JABSOM’s Dr. Nash Witten, standing, fourth from left. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Dr. Nash Witten, a Family Medicine trainee in the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Family Medicine Residency Program, has received The American Academy of Family […]

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