Author Archive | Tina Shelton

TROPICAL MEDICINE’s Dr. Jerome Kim Named to International Vaccine Institute Leadership Post in Seoul

SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA – The International Vaccine Institute (IVI), a Seoul-based non-profit international organization devoted to research in vaccine development and delivery for the developing world, announced the appointment of Jerome H. Kim, M.D., as the organization’s Director General, effective early 2015. Dr. Kim is holds an adjunct professor appointment with The John A. […]

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$1 Million Awarded to FAMILY MEDICINE to Reduce Chronic Illness in US Affiliated Pacific Islands

Today the Pacific Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities (P-CEED) at University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine, was awarded a grant of $1 Million for Policy, Systems and Environment interventions in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) award is part of […]

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VIDEO: Experts Agree Full-Scale Assault on Ebola Needed Now

The John A. Burns School of Medicine auditorium was filled with people from the community wanting to know more about the deadly Ebola Virus Disease which has become a major health concern in West Africa. As the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology gathered experts to discuss the disease, one consensus emerged. The […]

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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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