Archive | June, 2011

JABSOM: Confronting Obesity on Several Fronts

Researchers and clinicians at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) are committed to reducing health disparities, including the higher rates of cardiovascular and metabolic disease caused by obesity. More keiki in Hawai’i are overweight than are children in other States. The medical school received a highly competitive $12.6 million grant for a sweeping […]

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SLIDESHOW: MS-3 Students Prep Before Heading to the Hospitals

A whole new world opened up in July for third-year medical students at the University of Hawai’i Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine, as the Class of 2013 began its clinical rotations at The Queen’s Medical Center, Kuakini Medical Center, Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children and Tripler Army Medical Center, all JABSOM’s community-based […]

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“The Best Job in the World”

He practices internal medicine in Hilo, one of the communities in Hawai’i which needs primary care physicians the most. The job can be insanely busy, because many primary care physicians have long waiting lists of eager new patients.  It can feel isolated, too. The state’s major trauma center, for example, is 45 minutes away by […]

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Special Issue on Youth Obesity in the Hawai’i Medical Journal

The Hawai’i Medical Journal – always available on line– features the latest research from John A. Burns School of Medicine faculty. It’s produced monthly by the faculty practice plan, UCERA (University Clinical Education and Research Associates). The most current issue is a special report on youth obesity in Hawai’i. Click here to download the special […]

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