Video: Celebrating New Native Hawaiian MDs in the Old Hawaiian Way

An important mission of the University of Hawai`i medical school is to nuture and educate physicians of Native Hawaiian Ancestry, because their ranks are small compared to the Native Hawaiian population of our state. Last month, new Native Hawaiian students graduating from JABSOM–Akolea Ioane, Sara Ku`ulei Miles, and Kenneth Ortiz–were celebrated at a Kīhei Ceremony, […]

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Hawai`i MEDICAL School Grads Celebrate With Lei and Love

Our second video from the John A. Burns School of Medicine MD Class of 2014 Convocation features light moments, touching times and lots of Aloha. Watch our report by UH Med Now Student Journalist Jeremy Nitta above, or directly at CONVOCATION2. Related Stories:   Convocation: The Video (1)       Transition to Clerkship 2012 […]

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: The Epigeneticist From Wai’anae Discovers Science Behind Native Traditions

Epigenetics and epigenomics are big and somewhat unfamiliar words to many, but they are likely terms you will hear about more and more. Department of Native Hawaiian Health researcher and Assistant Professor Dr. Alika Maunakea’s studies are helping to ensure that happens. His research in the field, detailing a link between epigenomics and alternate promoter […]

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JABSOM’s BEN FOGELGREN is First Hawai`i Scientist to Receive March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Award

By Deborah Manog, UH Student Journalist Medical research at the University of Hawai`i Mānoa (UHM) aimed at preventing kidney disease in children is being recognized with a prestigious grant by the March of Dimes. The Basil O’Connor Starter Scholarship Research Award, presented to John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Researcher Ben Fogelgren, is worth […]

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OCEAN TEST: Japanese Medical Technology Students Partner with UH Med Tech to Sample Waikiki Waves

Hawai`i — a hub of international traffic, where there is an incredible convergence of cultural diversity from all parts of the world — is a natural place for scientific collaboration. The University of Hawai`i’s (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine Department of Medical Technology capitalized on the opportunity to team up with its counterpart […]

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UPDATED: WORKOUTS for JABSOM-UH Cancer Center `ohana

Right here on campus, you can join classes and work out several times a week! See the flyers, linked below. Here’s the “rundown:” Monday 12:00pm – 01:00pm Zumba :: UHCC Health & Wellness Center 05:00pm – 07:30pm Ping Pong Club :: UHCC Health & Wellness Center 05:10pm – 06:30pm Qi Gong :: JABSOM MEB 314 […]

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VIDEO: Native Hawaiian Health Doctors Set Off on Hokule’a

Assistant professor Dee-Ann Carpenter and professor Marjorie Mau, who both work at the Department of the Native Hawaiian Health at the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine, are about to take off in a month-long expedition aboard the world-renowned canoe Hokule’a. Carpenter and Mau hosted a discussion to introduce their project to […]

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