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Date: December 6th, 2022 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, OB-GYN

Dr. Reni Soon and Dr. Tracy Chen went to medical school knowing they’d be abortion providers. For Dr. Soon, several life experiences shaped her decision. “I saw the 17-year-old with her college future ahead of her, clinging to her mom’s hand as a Planned Parenthood doctor did her procedure,” Soon remembers. “The 40-year-old wrestler with […]

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Date: November 14th, 2022 in Donors, FOMS, Giving, JABSOM News, OB-GYN, UH Manoa

Through millions of dollars of donations, Dr. Thomas Kosasa along with other members of the Kosasa family have created professorships and endowments and helped facilitate research at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Through generations of giving, the Kosasa family has made Hawaiʻi a better place to live. Many believe the commitment of the […]

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Date: October 12th, 2022 in Faculty, JABSOM News, OB-GYN

“My journey is one where…I feel like somebody is expecting to hear this very ambitious drive that got me from Point A to Point B to Point C. It’s not like that at all,” Dr. Holly Olson, prefaced her talk for this year’s Women in Medicine Speakers Forum. Her talk, which chronicled her upbringing in […]

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Date: June 20th, 2022 in JABSOM News, MD Residents, OB-GYN, UH Manoa

Nestled within the lush, green Koʻolau mountain range, the University of Hawai‘i Obstetrics and Gynecology (UH OB/GYN) Residency Program celebrated the 6 residents at its Annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 18 at Koʻolau Ballrooms. Faculty presented the new graduates, Drs. Ingrid Chren, Reema Ghatnekar, Samantha Kaiser, Wenhao Cedric Kuo, Alyssa Malley and […]

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The inaugural Hawai‘i Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists HSOG conference, “Imua – Women’s Health,” happens Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 7am to 3pm at the Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra, in its Garden Lanai Room. HSOG invites attending physicians practicing in Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i residency program residents, University of Hawai‘i (UH) medical students and other UH […]

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Race categories have been included in the U.S. Census since 1790 and have changed repeatedly to reflect the politics and social attitudes of the times. In 1997, the U.S. Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) acknowledged that race and ethnicity categories were social-political constructs and not anthropologically or scientifically based. The 1997 OMB Directive […]

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