Author Archive | Tina Shelton

FACULTY OF CHINA’S Jilin University visit JABSOM

Representatives of Jilin University of China visited the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on May 30, 2013. The Chinese Delegation included Professor Guanjun Wang, Chancellor of Norman Bethune Health Science Center, Vice President of Jilin University; Professor Fan Li, Executive Vice Chancellor of Norman Bethune Health Science Center; Professor Yuntao […]

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FACULTY SNAPSHOT: Dr. Neal Palafox’s mission of expanding health care in the Hawai`i and the Pacific

Neal A. Palafox, MD, MPH a JABSOM Professor, family physician, and activist addressing Pacific health disparities has recently earned the 2012 National LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr. MD Cancer Prevention and Control Award. This national recognition, presented only once every two years, recognizes individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves in addressing the cancer crisis in […]

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HIGHEST AWARD from American Psychiatric Association presented to Dr. Jack McDermott

The American Psychiatric Association presented The Alice Purcell McGavin Award to Jack McDermott, MD at its annual meeting in San Francisco in May 2013.  It is the highest APA award given in recognition of Dr. McDermott’s distinguished career in child and adolescent psychiatry. On the national scene, Dr. McDermott is known as Emeritus Professor and Chair […]

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JABSOM’s IBR develops new technique to produce transgenic mice

By Kathleen Kihmm Connolly, PhD Since Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi (Perry, et al., 1999) created the first transgenic mouse via intracytoplasmic sperm injection (famous fluorescent mice), the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has been a leader in gene technology. Professor Stefan Mosiyadi, of the Institute for Biogensis Research (IBR) founded by Dr. Yanagimachi, has […]

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PMAG Essay Contest winners announced

Congratulations to the 2013 winners of the PMAG-UH JABSOM Medical Professionalism Essay Contest! Faculty 1st Place – Dr. William Fong, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health – “Medical Professionalism: Is It On Your Mind?” Faculty Runner-Up – Dr. Linda Wong, Department of Surgery – “Youngest Member of the Old School” Resident/Fellow 1st Place – Dr. Mark Joven, PGY3, Department of Medicine […]

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