Author Archive | Tina Shelton

RESEARCH AWARDS: UH medical students win top prizes in research to help treat heart disease based on basic science

John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) students Genia Taitano and Monica Katz won the top awards in cardiac research in a competition sponsored by Hawai`i’s chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Both students performed their research at the Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, in the lab of […]

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WOW, THOSE NEW MD students look younger every year!

Yes, every summer just before The White Coat Ceremony, we do have to rub our eyes, blink and remark, “Wow, the new MD students seem to get younger every year!” But in this case, we admit we are pulling your leg a little. This group of delightful visitors from Unity Preschool came to visit the […]

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TOP HONORS: Dr. Andrade completes term as National President; Laughlin Fellowship awarded to JABSOM Psychiatry chief resident Alexis Aplasca

The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Psychiatry had much to celebrate this year at the annual meeting of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP). Not only was the meeting held in Hawai`i–on Kaua`i–but longtime University of Hawai`i Chair of Psychiatry Dr. Naleen Andrade completed her term as national President of the […]

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VIDEO: UH Medical School Helps Bring First World Voice Day to Hawai`i

Our YouTube video clip shows highlights (without narration) from the University of Hawai’i Mānoa Campus Center location of World Voice Day in Hawai`i. The John A. Burns School of Medicine Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders helped make April 16 the FIRST-EVER World Voice Day in Hawai`i. Even Governor Neil Abercrombie recognized the importance of […]

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HAWAII SUSPENDS TB CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS CITING NATIONAL SHORTAGE

By the Hawai`i State Department of Health  The Hawai`i State Department of Health (DOH) is announcing the state’s temporary suspension of tuberculosis (TB) clearance requirements that are mandated in Hawai`i Administrative Rules, Title 11, Chapter 164, for school personnel, students, food handlers, and workers in health care, domiciliary care, daycare, and residential care facilities. Beginning […]

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