Author Archive | Tina Shelton

JABSOM ON THE ROAD: Oh the memories!

Racing to class in wet board shorts from a favorite surf break near campus and taking notes on a surfboard to study later when back in the ocean waiting for waves. Where else but JABSOM? Prompted by the nostalgic fragrance of plumeria lei sent from home, MD alumni shared memories like this at a series […]

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LŌKAHI: UH Mānoa Nursing, Medicine and UH Hilo Pharmacy students train together at JABSOM

How can doctors, nursing professionals and pharmacists work together to improve patient safety? It begins with communication—talking and learning side-by-side. For the past two years, the University of Hawai`i Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and the UH Mānoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene have brought their first-year students together each Spring, to listen […]

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FACULTY SNAPSHOT: New Chair of Pathology Dr. Alan Schiller is national leader in medical effects of zero gravity

A love for the ocean, plant life and professional collaboration across Hawai`i’s medical community brought Alan L. Schiller, M.D., Professor and the new Chair of Pathology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to Hawai`i.  It also doesn’t hurt that he is an internationally known expert in orthopedic and joint pathology, including the […]

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NEW CLINIC BLESSED at UH Medical School expands services for hearing and language disorders

For more than 45 years, the University of Hawai’i Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) has been providing speech, language, and hearing services to the Hawai’i community. Once located in a portable building on lower campus at Mānoa, our clinic has been reborn in a new suite of offices and clinical space with top-of-the-line […]

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MEDICAL DEBATE over children with developmental delays and gastrointestinal disorders

By Amy Brown, PhD The medical debate continues as to whether or not children with autism experience stomach and or intestinal symptoms – bloating, belching, abdominal pain, reflux, constipation, diarrhea, and even vomiting. University of Hawai`i Associate Professor Amy C. Brown and some of her students in a clinical research methods course at the John […]

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