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Date: July 25th, 2017 in Breakthoughs, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Bruce Shiramizu, MD, Pediatrician and JABSOM Researcher, in his lab at Kakaʻako The University of Hawaiʻi is ranked among the nation’s top 20 public universities in providing equal access to students from all income levels while being at the forefront of impactful research, says a report recently released by the Brookings Institution in Washington, […]

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Date: July 25th, 2017 in Faculty, JABSOM News

Dean Mikami, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) returned to Hawai’i energized by a leadership program in Boston. He won a scholarship to cover the costs of the trip after writing an essay about the complexity of healthcare in Hawaiʻi. “The complexity […]

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Date: July 24th, 2017 in Alumni News, Faculty, JABSOM News

Pictured: Gayle Gilbert, retired JABSOM administrative assistant to the dean, first hired by Dr. Windsor Cutting in 1967, and former Dean of Students Ben Young, MD unveil Linus Chao’s portrait of JABSOM’s first Dean, Dr. Windsor Cutting. The 2017 John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Alumni Reunion (“Reconnect 2017) brought alumni and faculty, including […]

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Date: July 24th, 2017 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Dr. Mukesh Kumar, of the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), has developed a guinea pig model for Zika virus infection, which may play in future research into the emerging mosquito-borne pathogen. Zika has caused great concern around the world. Up to 80 percent of individuals infected with the Zika virus […]

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Date: July 21st, 2017 in JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: Some of the MD Class of 2021 at their White Coat Ceremony. Amanda Shell Photo. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now Their future as doctors has begun for the 74 newest medical students University of Hawaiʻi (UH). The 39 women and 35 men were officially welcomed into the MD Class of 2021 at the […]

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Date: July 21st, 2017 in Alumni News, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News

Physicians and staff of the University of Hawaiʻi Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health (OB-GYN) gathered on May 9, 2017 to celebrate the “Angela Pratt Endowment,” a gift created by Chief OB-GYN at Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children (KMCWC), Dr. Angela Pratt. This generous contribution by Dr. Pratt, an alumna of the […]

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