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Date: December 29th, 2021 in JABSOM News, Native Hawaiian Health, staff, UH Manoa

For the past 45 years, Mele Look has dedicated most of her life to Native Hawaiian health disparities as a researcher, health program developer, and community advocate. She has worked with Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities to develop, implement, and evaluate health education and intervention programs, all of which include elders. When Look joined the […]

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After 35 years at JABSOM, 18 of them within the medical school’s Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), Dr. Stephen “Kalani” Brady will be retiring at the end of December 2021. At age three, Dr. Brady says he already knew he was called to be a physician to take care of people in a way […]

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Date: December 28th, 2021 in Alumni News, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

Director of the Hawai’i Department of Health Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Char (JABSOM MD 1991) delivers the fall 2021 commencement address at the University of Hawai’i (UH) at Mānoa. She recalls her experiences as a UH alumna, an emergency room doctor and being at the helm during the worst public health emergency in 100 years. Dr. […]

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Date: December 17th, 2021 in Grad PhD Students, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

Walk into a winter wonderland at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and check out the several gorgeous Christmas trees! Despite end of the year deadlines and the stress of final exams, the University of Hawaiʻi medical school ʻOhana got into the holiday spirit, with its inaugural Christmas Tree Decorating Contest that was […]

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Date: December 17th, 2021 in Grad PhD Students, Research, Student Life, UH Manoa

Fall 2021 PhD graduate Vânia Filipa Lima Fernandes traveled nearly 8,000 miles from Barcelos, a small town in the north of Portugal, to Honolulu, Hawaiʻi just to pursue her PhD. “I always knew that I would like to pursue a PhD in developmental and evolutionary biology and the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) […]

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Date: December 10th, 2021 in Donors, Faculty, JABSOM News, UH Manoa

University Health Alliance (UHA) Health Insurance has donated $1 million to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to support student learning. The donation, in celebration of UHA’s 25th anniversary, establishes the UHA Health Insurance and the Dr. Max G. Botticelli Medical Innovation Endowment, which will support JABSOM’s efforts […]

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