Author Archive | Tina Shelton

UH Medical School Dean Jerris Hedges Leads Hundreds of Men in “Men’s March Against Domestic Violence”

The Dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine led more than one thousand men from all walks of life today on a demonstration march through the streets of downtown Honolulu. The occasion was the 20th Anniversary of the Men’s March Against Domestic Violence, which is sponsored by Catholic Charities of Hawai`i and the […]

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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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