Author Archive | Jeremy Nitta

Learning to Make Football SAFER on the Field and in the ER

When Certified Hawai’i Athletic Trainers meet up with hospital trauma team members in a health care setting to improve treatment for sports injuries, who learns more, the Certified Athletic Trainers or the Trauma Team? Find out in this video from The University of Hawai’i medical school, where our Interim Surgery Chair says sports-related concussions are […]

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First Day of School for NEWEST MD Class!

Monday, July 14 was the first day of school for the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s newest class of MDs: the Class of 2018! A few of the new students stopped by to chat, and introduce themselves, and give shout-outs to their loved ones. The class includes students from all across America, and even […]

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VIDEO: Athletic Trainers and Trauma Team Members Learn About Concussion Treatment Together at UH Medical School

All too often in sports today, we see players getting helped off the field after being knocked out with a concussion. These injuries are frightening, as both short-term and long-term effects are being exposed by researchers. But what do we really know about concussions, and how much have we actually learned from all the studies […]

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UH Med students reach out to “SUNNY BUDDIES”

It’s hard to beat first-hand experience to prepare someone for real life experiences. And for a group of students from the John A. Burns School of Medicine, that valuable experience comes as members of the group “Sunny Buddies”. Sunny Buddies is a student-run community health organization that allows medical students to develop positive relationships with […]

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