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Quite early in their education at JABSOM, medical students find themselves facing the Mann-Labrash Osteology Collection for Anatomy class. This is part of the program when the students meet the silent teachers of the Willed Body Program, people who donated their body to science and for the education of the next generation of medical doctors. […]

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The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) was awarded a five-year, $2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant titled “Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC).” The grant will enable UHM faculty from the College of Natural Sciences, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, John A Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), Pacific Biosciences Research […]

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Date: September 16th, 2021 in JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Shani Ma’s interest in medicine stemmed from her childhood curiosity deeply entrenched in television shows like, “Untold Stories of the E.R.,” ” Mystery Diagnosis,” “Dr. G: Medical Examiner” and “House.” She then nurtured her passion for medicine as an emergency room scribe in Las Vegas before entering medical school. Now, in her final year at […]

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Date: September 10th, 2021 in Research, Student Life, UH Manoa

A postdoctoral fellow at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is the first researcher at the University of Hawaiʻi to earn the prestigious K99/R00 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Andrew Kekūpaʻa Knutson has received the Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote […]

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Associate Dean for Research Marianna Gerschenson, PhD, was the host of the Zoom orientation that had 42 masters and graduate student candidates, faculty and staff in the welcome session. She is the second woman from the left in the top row. On her agenda was having key JABSOM people talk about each of the centers […]

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Date: September 2nd, 2021 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life, UH Manoa

Against the backdrop of the diverse minority-majority state of Hawaii, this study seeks to better characterize associations between idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) with sociodemographic variables and medical comorbidities. Our results not only better characterize IIH, but also highlight socioeconomic and racial disparities in diagnosis. – Information provided by: Charissa Tan (JABSOM MD 2024 candidate) Title: […]

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