Archive | November, 2011

Hawai’i AIDS Survivors Face NEW Health Challenges

In 2011, where medicines are available, HIV/AIDS has become a chronic disease instead of a death sentence. That’s progress to celebrate, no question. However, the Hawai’i Center for AIDS has found HIV appears to lead to ‘premature aging’, which is presenting a new set of challenges. Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, pictured, leads the John A. Burns School of […]

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H.O.M.E. Project rings in Christmas with annual craft fair

The Hawai’i H.O.M.E. Project hosted its annual H.O.M.E. for the Holidays Craft Fair December 2 at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).  In addition to finding terrific holiday presents, shoppers helped support the volunteer medical outreach to homeless families performed by our MD students. Hot items this year included “bling”–sparkling lanyards. […]

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2012 CALENDAR has Class

The newest medical students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the Class of 2015, have come up with a new idea for their fundraising project, and it’s one many people will find handy beginning in January. The product is a 2012 JABSOM Calendar.  Each month features photographs of people who help make the […]

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It’s MOVEMBER, Man (and women)!

It’s usual for medical students to be harried, but now some of them were both harried and hairy during November. The men, particularly, who grew moustaches and beards to take part in “Movember“, the nationwide movement to raise awareness and money to promote men’s health. Pictured are supporters who contributed to the cause, some by growing […]

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FAMILY MEDICINE INTEREST GROUP reaches out to community

Compassion, caring and community involvement are important principles at the University of Hawaiʻiʻs John A. Burns School of Medicine, and the volunteer medical students and faculty in Family Medicine Interest Group demonstrated all three in the month of October. On October 16, 2011 the Family Medicine Interest Group made an impressive showing in the Susan […]

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