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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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Date: April 21st, 2022 in Care, Faculty, Psychiatry, staff

The 2022 Hawai`i Addictions Conference will be held via Zoom from 7:45am – 5pm, Friday, April 29, 2022. Interspersed between the keynote speakers during the virtual conference will be panel discussions, presentations, and six poster presentations by JABSOM faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students. Everyone is invited to attend.   Registration is now open and is […]

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Date: March 11th, 2022 in Donors, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, staff, UH Manoa

Staying true to the campaign’s name “Starting From the Inside Out,” the faculty and staff of the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school truly outdid themselves in the 2021 John A. Burns School of  Medicine (JABSOM) Internal Giving Campaign (IGC). In an effort to match the previous year’s results, co-chairs Dr. Lawrence Burgess, director of […]

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Consider the teardrop, a vital lubricant for the eye encased in a thin biomembrane called a surfactant, to ensure it does its job in the blink of an eye — lubricate the eyeball.  There is a similar surfactant that coats the alveoli in the lungs. When babies are born prematurely, there is insufficient surfactant so […]

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Date: February 10th, 2022 in Faculty, JABSOM News, staff, UH Manoa

Two students who shared a mutual goal of improving the health and well-being of society instantly hit it off when they met at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in 1996. It was love at first science for Peter Hoffmann and FuKun Wang, graduate school classmates at the UH Thompson School of Social Work and […]

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