Author Archive | Amanda Shell

Our Campus KOLEA are Ready for Take Off

If you haven’t seen them already, today is your chance!   This month, these gold-spotted, quick-steppers often seen throughout Hawai’i and strolling across the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) campus, are taking flight for their annual journey. The winter season has come to an end for the Pacific Golden Plover, also known as […]

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The Attendees have spoken: WGEA Conference is a SUCCESS

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Medical Education Building (MEB) was bustling with knowledge as educators from 19 multinational medical schools united at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2014 Western Group on Educational Affairs (WGEA) Regional Meeting, hosted by JABSOM on March 23- 25, 2014. Educators from the U.S, Canada, Japan, […]

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MATCH DAY 2014: Emotions Skyrocket and We Caught it on Video!

By Deborah Manog, UH Student Journalist The fourth-year medical students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine couldn’t hold back their cheers and tears after simultaneously opening up their “match day” envelopes in a packed auditorium. Emotions skyrocketed as our soon-to-be doctors discovered the next destination in their medical careers-residency. “It’s match day, so […]

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JABSOM ENQUIRER: For Charles Peebles, music and medicine are a natural combination

For someone who never thought he would be a doctor and considers himself a “late bloomer” in music, second-year medical student Charles Peebles seems to be perpetuating his familyʻs history in medicine and musical ability. His grandfather and great-grandfather were doctors, his great-grandmother was a concert-pianist from Austria, his grandfather was a jazz trumpet player […]

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CIMEN THE GREEN SHEEP is born using UH-developed technique in Istanbul

By Deborah Manog, UH Student Journalist Grass is glowing green in Istanbul. “Cimen” means “Grass” in Turkish, and it is the name of Turkey’s first transgenic lamb. The glow-in-the-dark lamb was produced by scientists from Istanbul University in collaboration with the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa (UHM) medical school. The project, led by Dr. Sema Birler, […]

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