Archive | May, 2011

Dr. Shikuma 2011 Scientist of the Year

Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease Specialist and Director of the Hawai’i Center for AIDS, was named Scientist of the Year 2011 by ARC Honolulu. It is the highest achievement award given by the Honolulu chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Students, known as ARC. A group of women in Los Angeles got […]

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Slideshow and List: Convocation 2011 Awards

Several of our 2011 graduates (and outstanding faculty) were selected for prizes for their achievements during the Convocation Ceremony. Here is a list of the 2011 Awards: Excellence in Internal Medicine: Dr. Christie Izutsu. The Bernard Yim, MD Award: Dr. Casey Kaneshiro. The EE Black Community Service Award: Dr. Kaumakaokalani Calhoun. The Maurice Brodsky Memorial […]

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Slideshow: Convocation 2011 Lei Presentation

One of the most meaningful moments in JABSOM’s Convocation Ceremony is when our new MDs receive maile lei from their loved ones, often a parent, grandparent, spouse or even a child. The announcer reads a personal message of thanks from the student to their loved ones, as the student and lei presenter embrace at the […]

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VIDEO-Dean: MD Students Bear Most of the Cost of Their Education

Dean Jerris Hedges addressed “the elephant in the room” during May 15’s Convocation Ceremony. That would be the well-publicized potential that the John A. Burns School of Medicine could lose $4 million in state funds in the coming fiscal year. The Dean acknowledged his remarks could be perceived as “a political statement”, but said recent news […]

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VIDEO-JABSOM Confers 129 Degrees, including 63 MDs

The University of Hawai’i-Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has graduated 63 Medical Doctors (MDs), 10 PhDs in biomedical sciences, three Doctors of Public Health, 31 Masters of Public Health, three Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 13 Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences Disorders and six Bachelors of Science in […]

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