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Date: February 18th, 2020 in JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Pictured: Enze Ma learns to perform an endotracheal intubation at JABSOM. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent For the past 18 years, Enze Ma has been playing the violin. On the weekends, he uses his musical talents to lead worship at his church. Now, as a first-year medical student […]

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Date: February 18th, 2020 in AHEC, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: Rylie Wada, MD 2023 candidate, teaches students how to put on an arm cast at Teen Health Camp. Joey Sumulong photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) packed up its Teen Health Camp and took it over to the island of Lānaʻi, where thirty […]

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Date: February 10th, 2020 in Donors, Giving, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: Rylie Wada, MD 2023 candidate, greets scholarship donor with lei. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent A whopping $2.85M in scholarships supported 65% of University of Hawaiʻi medical school students during the 2019-2020 school year. This growth in scholarship support also made it possible for the UH John […]

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Date: February 4th, 2020 in JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Pictured: Joanna Kettlewell in the lab. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent Stretching 26 miles and plunging to a depth of 2,300 feet (701 meters), the Kaʻiwi Channel between the islands of Molokaʻi and Oʻahu has a reputation as one of the world’s most treacherous bodies of water. Crossing it was a challenge […]

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Date: January 31st, 2020 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: Detail of “Self-portrait” by Dr. Kathryn Ko. Special to UH Med Now: By Kapiʻolani Ching, UH Foundation If you were to watch New York-based neurosurgeon Kathryn Ko (JABSOM MD 1983) at work, you would likely notice the expert precision of her hands as she navigates the delicate anatomy of her patients. You might sense […]

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Date: January 31st, 2020 in JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Pictured: This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus virus was identified as the cause of an […]

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