Archive | February, 2013

SLIDESHOW: 3rd Cross-Cultural Health Care Conference draws more than 200 health care professionals

By Maria Chun, PhD, Associate Chair, Administration and Finance for the Department of Surgery The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Surgery held its 3rd Cross-Cultural Health Care Conference on February 8-9, 2013 at the Ala Moana Hotel. Reflective of its theme of collaborative and multidisciplinary interventions, over 200 professionals and trainees […]

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JABSOM Communication Scientists educate fair-goers about chemo radiation’s potential effects on swallowing and speech

Hawai`i citizens had the opportunity this month to learn first-hand about the treatment options and effects of chemoradiation therapy on speech, swallowing, and hearing directly from the State’s best-trained scientists in the field: those in our faculty and on staff at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Communications Sciences and Disorders (CSD) department. Dr. […]

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WATCH THE SPECIAL PROGRAM “Envisioning A World Without Cancer,” featuring Dean Hedges and other leaders in the UH Cancer Center Consortium

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is part of a partnership to fight cancer which involves three of Hawai’s major health care providers and The University of Hawai`i Cancer Center. In this 22 minute video program produced by the UH Cancer Center, JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges and the leaders of the other partners […]

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HAWAI`I STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT launches “Re-Think Your Drink” media campaign

From Governor Neil Abercrombie’s Office The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is launching a new teen-focused multi-media campaign to combat obesity. The campaign is part of a comprehensive set of interventions being implemented by the DOH to address obesity prevention. Students, legislators, media and obesity prevention advocates were provided a preview of many of […]

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