Author Archive | Tina Shelton

Biomedical Sciences Symposium Draws Crowds

The 2011 Biomedical Sciences Symposium drew scores of people to the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) in Kaka’ako. Two days of poster sessions April 19 and 20 featured the research of JABSOM Faculty, Residents, Medical Students, Post-Doctoral Fellows and Researchers. Among the nearly 100 posters was one by third year medical student Lina Miyakawa, […]

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UH Medicine, Community Partners Launch Hawai’i 5-2-1-0

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), its Department of Pediatrics, and the Hawai‘i Initiative for Childhood Obesity Research and Education (HICORE) are launching a new community campaign to prevent childhood obesity. Several local healthcare organizations are supporting this collaborative effort. Based at the JABSOM Department of Pediatrics, the […]

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Healthcare-associated infections reduced by statewide campaign

Hawai’i health care providers have made impressive strides in reducing one of the most dangerous infections striking patients in hospitals and health care facilities. “Central Line Infections”, as they are called, have declined by 65% since 2009, the result of a concentrated effort here to tackle the problem. The Hawai’i Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program’s “Stop […]

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Women lead the way at UH Medical School’s Match Day

(Match-Day Slideshow, photos by various contributors-and at bottom of this story, LINK TO YOU TUBE VIDEO) Imagine being handed an envelope that contained details of what your life would be like for the next few years. What kind of nervous anticipation might you experience? Sixty-one students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine can […]

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