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Date: March 22nd, 2023 in JABSOM News, UH Manoa

“Embrace the pursuit,” was a message echoed by Centers for Disease Control Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, in a special forum with the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (UH JABSOM) ʻOhana. As a child she always knew she wanted to become a physician and serve others, one patient at a time. […]

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Date: March 21st, 2023 in JABSOM News, Research

While students at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine are on spring break this week, Dr. Albert To will be in Africa, more than 9,000 miles away from home, researching ways to help Liberia determine where insect-borne viruses are present. In October, Dr. To received the American Society of Tropical Medicine […]

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Fourth-year student at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, Aly Baniqued, has waited more than a decade for this day. “Becoming a physician has literally been over 12 years in the making. From undergrad to taking my gap years and eventually getting into medical school, knowing there would be this light at the end […]

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Date: March 7th, 2023 in Alumni News, JABSOM News

Dr. Stephen Chun (JABSOM MD 2010) was recently named recipient of the National Cancer Institute R50 Clinician Scientist Award by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Chun is an Associate Professor and Director of Radiation Oncology Clinical Research forthe MD Anderson Houston Area Locations. Below, we caught up with him to learn more about his […]

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Date: March 7th, 2023 in COVID-19, JABSOM News, Research

As part of our immune systems, white blood cells protect against infection and respond to injury or illness. Made in bone marrow, they account for about 1% of our blood, constantly flowing through our bloodstream and fending off potential infection. JABSOM research shows white blood cells work harder in people with long-term COVID. The white […]

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When Jonathan Carino was a Pearl City High School student, he never thought he’d end up walking the halls of the John A. Burns School of Medicine as a first-year student. “Growing up, the health care I was used to was traditional and plant-based from my grandma,” Carino remembers. “When we got sick, grandma would […]

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