Archive | February, 2013

GET ON YOUR BIKES AND RIDE: 6.4 mile bike ride on March 23 to benefit MD students’ HOME (Homeless Outreach & Medical Education) Project

There’s a new fundraiser in the works for our medical students’ homeless outreach, and it’s going to get a lot of people pumped! It’s a 6.4 mile bike ride planned for Saturday, March 23, beginning at 9 a.m. (Ride begins at 10 sharp.) Second-year medical student Huy Do launched a bicycle ride fundraiser called “Perpetual […]

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Haning elected to addiction medicine society, will represent 14 states

Dr. William Haning has been elected to a four-year term as a Director of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. In addition to Hawai`i, he will represent Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Dr. Haning is tenured Professor, Associate Chair for Education, and the […]

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IN THE NEWSPAPER: Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence, `Imi Ho`ola beneficiaries share stories of programs’ power

MD students, practicing MDs and others who have benefitted from programs of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence and the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH) told their stories to members of the Senate Committee on Health on February 4, in a hearing at the State Capitol. Those […]

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ADAPTING AGING PROGRAM for Hawai`i’s multicultural society earns Hawai`i Healthy Aging Partnership national award

The Hawai`i Healthy Aging Partnership (HHAP) has received the 2013 Multicultural Aging award from the American Society on Aging, achieving national recognition for the partnership’s critical role in improving the health of our states multiethnic elderly population. HHAP is a statewide coalition that includes representatives of the University of Hawai`i, the Executive Office on Aging, […]

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