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 […]
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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.
by Helen Altonn Medical students are seeing a familiar face in a different role: Dr. Richard W. Smerz is our new Director of the Office of Student Affairs.
GROUNDBREAKING FOR THE newly-renamed University of Hawai’i Cancer Center was celebrated in a ceremony that featured recollections from cancer survivors and those who have suffered beside them, including Hawai’i U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye. The center site is adjacent to the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Enjoy our Picasa slideshow of images from the […]
IN THE WAKE of the tragic death of island surfing champion Andy Irons, John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers have been helping reporters explain the mosquito-borne disease to viewers and readers statewide. Irons’ family believes he contracted dengue at an international surf meet, and died before he could return home to Kaua’i. *Watch as […]