Dr. Angel Yanagihara gets up in the middle of the night every month to count the numbers of box jellyfish off Waikiki. Her results have given safety officials in Honolulu a reliable source of information to warn visitors and residents alike of the painful and sometimes dangerous stings they can suffer if they venture into […]
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SEVERAL OF OUR medical students gave up shaving throughout November, and instead, accepted pledges to raise money and promote awareness about prostate cancer, the second most common cancer among men in the United States. The team, called JABSOM Mustache Warriors Against Prostate Cancer, was led by Zackary Chancer and Reis Harney. On December 3, donors […]
PIES WERE FLYING at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, capping a fundraiser for the “Sunny Buddies” program to help the developmentally disabled. Dr. Damon Sakai, Director of Medical Student Education, “won” the contest, by having the most donations collected in a jar bearing his name. (That meant most students wanted to see him […]
Several of our medical students are giving up shaving throughout November, and instead, accepting pledges to raise money and promote awareness about prostate cancer, the second most common cancer among men in the United States. The team is called JABSOM Moustache Warriors Against Prostate Cancer, and its leaders are Zackary Chancer and Reis Harney. Donations […]
The Annual HOME/FMIG Halloween Carnivals were held on October 29th and 31st and were really fun events for all involved. Medical students, faculty, friends and family all came together to provide a special celebration for over 200 children and their families. Some highlights included bouncy houses, face painting, balloon animals, ice cream floats and even […]
2010 JABSOM Internal Giving Campaign co-chairs, Dr. Raul Rudoy and Dr. Damon Sakai, handed out free chocolate chip cookies to faculty, students, and staff on Friday, November 19th to celebrate the successful completion of this year’s campaign. 222 participants pledged or donated $136,358 in total, surpassing last year’s total by 34%. Enjoy the slideshow.