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Date: May 22nd, 2018 in JABSOM News

“Graduate students are the future of research, so supporting their efforts is a privilege and a pleasure,” said Chancellor Emeritus Virginia Hinshaw, PhD. By UH Med Now The University of Hawaiʻi Tropical Medicine Graduate Program Awards Committee has awarded the 2018 Chancellor Emeritus Virginia S. Hinshaw Biomedical Research Scholarship to four graduate students. The graduate […]

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Date: May 22nd, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Christie Izutsu (JABSOM MD 2011) Dr. Christie Izutsu has become an Assistant Professor in the University of Hawaiʻi Department of Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), where she earned her MD in 2011. We asked Dr. Izutsu some questions to catch up with what she has been doing since […]

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Date: May 21st, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Ms. Ling, courtesy of ʻAiea Elementary School, 1983. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director During her lifetime, Bette Mae Ling, a retired kindergarten teacher, didn’t seek public recognition or even private thanks for a gift she made to fund cancer research. Instead, after her death the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation learned that, quietly, Ling […]

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Pictured: President Kevin Webb and Scott Nilsen of Islands Hospice present a $50,000 check to the MD 2019 scholarship recipients Kellie Kurasaki, Keolamau Yee and Laura Kurata. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Islands Hospice created a new scholarship for fourth-year University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical students who plan to […]

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Date: May 15th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Elizabeth Tam, UH Chair of Medicine, in her clinic at University Tower on The Queen’s Medical Center campus. By Tina Shelton, UH JABSOM Communications Director Dr. Elizabeth Tam, Chair of Medicine at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), has headed scientific and medical research into air pollution generated […]

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Date: May 13th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: The MDs on the stage at Kennedy Theatre for the Convocation 2018 Ceremony. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Many a mother wishes for a doctor in the family, and today, the 63 newest doctors to graduate from the University of Hawaiʻi called out many of their moms for thanks, as they celebrated in […]

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