Archive | April, 2012

IN THE NEWS: Physician shortfall remains steady, could grow

KITV News reporter Jill Kuramoto covered Hawaii’s Second Physician Workforce Summit on April 14, interviewing Professor Kelley Withy and first year MD students Thomas Gill and Sean Matsukawa about data collected by the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Click here for the Physician Shortfall story on KITV Pictured above from the KITV news clip is […]

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ALUMNI News: SCOTT MOON named Medical Director of Radiation Oncology Operations

John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) alumnus Scott D.M. Moon, M.D. has been named Medical Director of  Radiation Oncology Operations at The Queen’s Medical Center. “We are pleased to name Dr. Moon to this extremely important position,” said Art Ushijima, President of The Queen’s Medical Center in a statement announcing Moon’s appointment. “Scott has been affiliated with […]

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FACULTY: KNIGHT’S CROSS–Hungary and Hawaii Honor University of Hawaii Researcher

At an awards ceremony at the East-West Center on April 3, 2012, Ambassador Balazs Bokor, Consul-General of Hungary, and Governor Abercrombie honored Katalin Csiszar, Ph.D., for her research and mentoring achievements at the University of Hawaii. The Ambassador conferred upon Dr. Csiszar the meritorious Knight’s Cross of Hungary.  With a Commendation from the State of […]

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UH Mānoa chosen for new U.S. GLOBAL HEALTH partnership

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) is one of 20 U.S. academic institutions selected to take part in a prestigious, $20.3 million, five-year program to train researchers in global health. The Fogarty International Center and its partners within the National Institutes of Health today announced that the 2012 Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows […]

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Dr. JUDSON McNAMARA, former head of Surgery, remembered as a skilled physician and visionary mentor

The University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine notes with sadness the death, in California, of Dr. J. Judson McNamara, Professor Emeritus and Past Chair of the medical school’s Department of Surgery. Dr. McNamara was Acting Director of the Division of Surgery for the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington, D.C. […]

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