Author Archive | Tina Shelton

120 Attend HE HULIAU 2014: Presentations Now Online

About 120 people attended the He Huliau Conference 2014 in Ko Olina. The topic this year was Community-Academic Partnerships for Pacific Health Equity. UH Med Student Journalist Amanda Small videotaped part of the meeting and interviewed Dr. Marjorie Mau, Myron B. Thompson Endowed Chair for Native Hawaiian Research, and Dr. Keawe Kaholokula, Chair of Native […]

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VIDEO: UH Helps Prepare Nation and World for Disaster Recovery

From UH System From Tropical Storm Iselle that hit the island of Hawaiʻi in 2014, to Super Typhoon Haiyan that devastated the Philippines in 2013, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers and scientists continue to be at the forefront of natural disaster training and assistance. UH is home to the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, funded by the Department of […]

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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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