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Date: January 19th, 2022 in JABSOM News

Michelle Pang (MD candidate 2024), received word that the poster, “Association of Mechanism of Injury and Clinical Presentation of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury in Hawai’i” was selected for virtual presentation at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) in Philadelphia. The organization is hosting its event, “The Culture of Neurosurgery,” from April 29-May 2, […]

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The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has been awarded a grant of $317,955 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in particular, the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHHD), for Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI). This grant titled ‘Hawaii Data Science Training for RCMI Researchers’ is […]

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A quiet, dedicated, and long-time staff member at JABSOM has been awarded the national Donna Wachter Clerkship Coordinator Award. In 1999, Lisa Kellett joined the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health as its medical student coordinator. Ever since, Kellet has been instrumental in maintaining the high caliber of JABSOM’s OB/GYN Clerkship. “She is thoughtful, […]

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Ilana Buffenstein, MD candidate 2022, has recently been published at psychiatrist.com/pcc: The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders. Co authors from JABSOM’s Department of Medicine’s Miki Kiyokawa, MD, and Psychiatry’s William Haning, MD, mentored Buffenstein during her study that produced the article “Severe Hypothyroidism in a Hypomanic Patient with Sepsis.”  “My case report discusses an […]

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In the December Hawai’i Journal of Health & Social Welfare (HJHSW) the article “Advocating For a Culture of Support for Lactating Medical Residents in Hawai‘i,” (p.304) tells the story of resident and faculty representatives from the Hawai‘i Residency Programs and the University of Hawai‘i John A Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) who participated in an […]

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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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