Archive | October, 2011

YOUTUBE: More Cool Ghouls! JABSOM Halloween 2011 Highlights

How about that Green Hornet? The Tiger Woods impersonator motioning for ladies to “call him”? The Russian Mobsters–the Mimes–the Ashley Twins. Smurf, Edward Scissorhands, Lego Man-Bot, Cheech and Chong and Bu La’ia!! Skits on Snow White, Batman and the Black Swan. Angry Birds animated by the Office of Medical Education. All in all, you know […]

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Chancellor Hinshaw to make JABSOM home after sabbatical

UH Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw will make the John A. Burns School of Medicine her academic home after she completes her term as Chancellor. Dr. Hinshaw, an epidemiologist and influenza expert, discussed her plans with a reporter from Pacific Business News, on October 28. In addition to serving as a professor of virology, Dr. Hinshaw […]

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Turning the tragedy around: How the State is using revenue from cigarettes to improve health

This month’s Hawai’i Medical Journal features an article focusing on how tobacco taxes and settlement monies have been appropriated by the Hawai’i State Legislature to improve our citizens’ health. The article, co-written by John A. Burns School of Medicine Communications Director Tina Shelton and Dean Jerris Hedges, is the second of two articles in back-to-back […]

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PSYCHIATRY RESIDENTS raise funds for mental illness alliance

Psychiatry Residents raised more than $5,000 to help fight the stigma associated with mental illness as they took part in last month’s National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) benefit walk. The team, pictured here, gathered up more than 100 individual donations, and exceeded their total fundraising goal by $2,000. (The team tee shirts they are […]

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They’ve “topped off” the UH Cancer Center at Kaka’ako

University of Hawai’i Cancer Center spokeswoman Kellie Tormey reports that construction of the UH Cancer Center, next to the John A. Burns School of Medicine at Kaka’ako, is ahead of schedule. In fact, Tormey said, crews reached a major milestone by “topping off’ the building. That term means workers completed the highest point on the […]

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