Archive | April, 2012

Updated: MD RESIDENTS & FACULTY: Doctors in the Deep

When Dr. Steven Minaglia and Dr. Scott Harvey suggest exercise as a way to reduce stress and promote good health, they are speaking from experience. The two swam from Moloka`i to Lana`i on May 12, 2012 in under six hours, braving swells, the stings of Portuguese man-of-war and bad sunburn. Fortunately, they’re not novices at […]

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RESEARCH: Top finishes For SNRP Team research abstracts

Two abstracts from the John A. Burns School ohf Medicine and The Queen’s Medical Center research group, funded in part by Specialized Neuroscience Research Program (SNRP), [U54 NS56883], received special merit awards from the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). With a multidisciplinary membership of over 6,000 including clinicians, physicists, engineers, etc., ISMRM […]

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RESEARCH: Winners of Biomedical Symposium announced

“A great success” is how Dr. Mariana Gercheson describes April’s two-day Biomedical Symposium at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).  It was a success on several fronts: more posters than ever, as well as the participation of two undergraduate students at Kapio’lani Community College (KCC) and two students from the University of Hawai’i at […]

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Dean meets IN WASHINGTON with Hawaii Congressional team to discuss research funding at UH medical school

University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Dean Jerris Hedges, MD was in Washington, D.C. this week to meet with members of Hawai`i’s Congressional Delegation.   Dr. Hedges met with U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye and many of his staff, in between the Senator’s extremely busy schedule chairing hearings of the Senate’s Appropriations Committee. […]

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FACULTY: Dr. Maddock named a fellow in national academy of health behavior researchers

The director of University of Hawai`i Mānoa’s Office of Public Health Studies (OHPS), Jay Maddock, Ph.D., has been accepted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB). The AAHB, founded in 1997, is a research home for health behavior scholars and researchers whose primary commitment is to excellence in research and improving […]

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STUDENTS: MD student outreach to homeless expands

Medical students Brad Kamitaki, Huy Do, Yvonne Lum, and Hezhi Gan are in the Onelauena homeless shelter, surrounding a man with care.  This spot, on O`ahu’s leeward coast, is probably the last place in the world the man expected to find young University of Hawai`i medical students. They encircle him, working together to clean and […]

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