As World AIDS Day approaches on December 1 – there is news from the Hawai`i Center for AIDS at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawai`i Mānoa. Researchers have found that HIV/AIDS is being diagnosed in Native Hawaiians more than twice as often as Caucasians, and that Native Hawaiians with HIV/AIDS […]
Archive | November, 2012
Watch the report by Teri Okita on HAWAII NEWS NOW. Pictured: Hawaii News Now’s Teri Okita interviews Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Director of JABSOM’s Hawai`i Center for AIDS, at JABSOM in the Loui Lab on November 28, 2012.
Dr. Jay Maddock, Director of the University of Hawai`i’s Office of Public Health Studies at the John A. Burns School of Medicine received a national award at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting last month. The Hawai`i Public Health Association nominated Dr. Maddock for the 2012 Council of Affiliates (CoA) Award for Excellence, and […]
Go inside the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Lau Ola Clinic, operated by the Department of Native Hawaiian Health, and learn how the department has worked within Hawai`i’s Native Hawaiian communities to improve health among Native Hawaiians. Our report is by the University of Hawai`i System Media Production Office. If you don’t have time […]
2012 marks a decade since the Department of Native Hawaiian Health was established at the University of Hawai`i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The Department is the only clinical department in an accredited U.S. medical school specifically dedicated to improving the health of an indigenous people, Native Hawaiians. Beginning this week, the Department […]
JABSOM Enquirer: We’re here with Randall “Zain” Allison. Zain is a second-year medical student, and the MS2 class president. Thanks so much for sharing some time with us today, Zain. We really appreciate it. Zain: Thanks for asking. Happy to do this. Highlighting our students in a column like this sounds like a great idea. […]