Author Archive | Tina Shelton

DIVERSITY in the Biomedical Research Workforce Becomes a National Priority

The National Institutes of Health announced the award of nearly $31 million in fiscal year 2014 funds to develop new approaches that engage researchers, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences, and prepare them to thrive in the NIH-funded workforce. The University of Hawai`i medical school is a part of this projected five-year effort […]

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PATHOLOGY Faculty Prepare Summer Interns to become Disease Detectives

By Mia Noguchi Seventeen students who participated in a summer internship program hosted by Hawai`i Pathologists’ laboratory have completed the program. Sixteen of the students presented their research projects at a poster session and platform presentation held at The Queen’s Conference Center on August 7. “Our goal is to increase awareness and knowledge of medicine […]

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Long Lives, Short Lives: Why Are There Stark DIFFERENCES Among Hawai`iʻs People?

The University of Hawai`i’s multidisciplinary research into why some of Hawai`i’s residents live the longest while others struggle to get beyond their 50’s will continue under the leadership of John A. Burns School of Medicine Dean Jerris Hedges, MD. The $15.4 million, five-year renewal comes on the heels of a successful foundation laid in the […]

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