Archive | August, 2011

Visiting NCRR Team Briefed on RMATRIX

Program officials and staff from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) at the National Institutes of Health visited the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoaʻs John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) the week of August 22, to hear about the progress on the Clinical & Translational Research Award called “R-MATRIX”. R-MATRIX stands for Research Centers Minority […]

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Department Honors Retiring “Giants of Medicine”

Added together, their years of service to the University of Hawai’i’s school of medicine are just one year shy of a century. On August 8, the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) Department of Medicine honored five faculty members who Dr. Elizabeth Tam, Department Chair, called “giants” of medicine. “These are giants who are […]

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Cardiology Fellowship Accepts Two More Fellows; Why Hawai’i Needs More Cardiologists

The University of Hawai’i Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program launched by The Queen’s Medical Center and the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has accepted two additional fellows. The program, now in its second year, provides intensive training in the sub-specialty of cardiology. “This is an example of how vital our graduate medical education efforts […]

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Priest Donated His Body to Help Teach Lessons of War

The Hawaiʻi Catholic Heraldʻs Patrick Downes reported that Father Francis G. Peterson was laid to rest on Aug. 18, four months after he died and donated his body to the University of Hawaiʻi’s John A. Burns School of Medicine. Downes wrote that the ashes were interred with full military honors at the National Cemetery of the Pacific […]

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