Author Archive | Tina Shelton

PHYSICIAN of the Year: Psychiatry’s Dr. Haning Named State’s Top Doc

The Hawai`i Medical Association (HMA) has selected Psychiatrist William Haning, MD as the 2014 Physician of the Year. The award recognizes physicians who go above and beyond the call of the medical profession in addressing important health care issues that affect our local communities. That certainly describes Dr. Haning, who has been a teacher, researcher […]

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OB-GYN Shines at 2014 National Meeting of ACOG

Did you know the University of Hawai`i medical school had a great showing at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) annual meeting this year? Five faculty members, two MD fellows, five MD residents, a medical student and loads of alumni from the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) were there in Chicago to […]

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MD Student Olympics Begin!

With the exam for MD1 over, it’s time for the annual Medical Student Games at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Let the games begin! The competition pits the newbies of the MD Class of 2018 against the hardened veterans of the MD Class of 2017. The games include Football (check out this awesome […]

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SWEETS to beat the Heat today!

Sept. 19, 2014 is turning out to be Sugar Rush Day as the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Internal Giving Campaign kicks off with its traditional Free Sundae event (ice cream scooped up and served by Dean Jerris Hedges and 2014 Campaign Co-Chairs Dr. Larry Burgess (Surgery, Telehealth Institute) and Dr. Kenneth Nakamura […]

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Q and A: Ebola Virus Disease with Dr. Axel Lehrer

A colloquium at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) September 17 was titled, “Ebola: What do we know?” And it turns out the answer is, quite a bit. The auditorium was filled close to capacity by people who were interested in learning more. The JABSOM Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology […]

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VIDEO: $11 Million New Funding for Hawai`i Lab Which Laid Groundwork for In Vitro Fertilization

The Institute for Biogenesis Research at the John A. Burns School of Medicine has been awarded $10.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue its groundbreaking work in reproductive and developmental biomedical research. In our video report, UH Mānoa Journalism Student Jeremy Nitta tells us more.  See the video embedded above, or directly […]

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