Author Archive | Tina Shelton

PHONATHON: Calling All MD Alumni on September 8 and 15!

The MD Student “Phonathon” on two consecutive Sundays – September 8 and 15 – will connect alumni in Hawai’i and across the nation with second-year medical students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Over two days, 40 student volunteers–nearly two-thirds of the medical student second year (MS-2) class–will call more than 900 […]

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MD RESIDENCY PROGRAM COLUMN: “The Eye”

By Lani Kai Clinton, MD, PhD U.H. Pathology Resident The click of the switch brings her to life with a familiar hum as the light bulb turns on. The glass is cool and comforting against my fingertips. My heart pounds faster as I bring the glass slide to the stage. As I focus on the […]

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MIDWEEK Features HOME Project: Come to the annual food-and-wine tasting fundraiser August 31

“HOME is where the medical students are,” in the August 22 MIDWEEK, profiles the medical school’s successful outreach by John A. Burns School of Medicine students, who help deliver wellness to homeless children and adults on O`ahu. Read the article at MIDWEEK. The reason they’re “in the news?” Well, fresh off their school supplies drive […]

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GLOWING GREEN RABBITS produced in UH-JABSOM collaboration with researchers in Turkey

Using an active transgenesis technique founded by medical researchers at the University of Hawai`i Mānoa, scientists in Turkey have produced glowing green rabbits. This is the first time the UH technique has been used to produce rabbits. The transgenic rabbits were born last week the University of Istanbul.  In normal lighting, they look just like […]

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FROM WAI`ANAE TO WAIĀKEA: New `Imi Ho`ōla medical school preparation class includes a dozen aspiring physicians

The `Imi Ho`ōla (“Those who seek to heal”) Post-Baccalaureate Program’s Class of 2013-2014 is in the house! The newest class includes a dozen college graduates from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds or communities, who have been selected to earn admission to the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) through a challenging […]

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ALL SIGNS POINT TOWARD a great academic year!

We thought you’d enjoy seeing the “UH medical school” traffic sign, as we direct you to some of the events ahead. Our second-year MD students (Class of 2016) will return to class on September 3, making us “whole” again at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). We’ll have the second annual “HAT DAY” […]

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