Archive | September, 2012

IN THE NEWS: UH Medical School Psychiatry Department Collaborates with I.H.S. to Reach Mentally Ill Homeless

Hundreds of University of Hawai`i medical students have helped treat O’ahu’s homeless. Now the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Psychiatry and the Institute for Human Services (IHS)–with the assistance of a grant awarded to IHS–are bringing a whole now new level of care to some of the streets’ most troubled citizens. […]

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Hawai`i Journal of Medicine & Public Health: O`AHU HOMELESS have received care 7,600 times from UH medical students

Patients at homeless shelters on O`ahu have received medical care more than 7,600 times from University of Hawai`i medical student volunteers in the six years since the Hawai`i Homeless Outreach and Medical Education (H.O.M.E.) Project was launched at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Nearly 450 medical students at various stages of their medical […]

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SPORTS-RELATED CONCUSSIONS, STROKE among the timely topics at Fourth Annual Scientific Conference of the Hawai`i Neurological Society here October 13

STORY ARCHIVED EARLIER AT 9/1/12. Hawai`i neurologists are working to improve the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related head injuries and concussions. On October 13, at the Fourth Annual Scientific Conference of the Hawai`i Neurological Society, Dr. Christopher Giza of UCLA’s Department of Pediatrics will provide the latest information about current practice guidelines for evaluating and treating sports-related […]

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