Author Archive | Tina Shelton

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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FLASH PHOTO: Dean’s clean sweep

So, you wondered how the sidewalks fronting the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) are kept so neat? Yes, that’s JABSOM Dean Jerris Hedges handling the broom, above. Actually, the Dean offered to help spiff up the entrance to the Medical Education Building in preparation for a photo shoot which was scheduled to begin […]

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VIDEO! Called to serve their Hawai`i home, hear students and MDs tell lawmakers why JABSOM Native Hawaiian Health programs are vital to the State

A hearing at the Hawai`i State Legislature motivated generations of medical doctors and aspiring physicians to reach out to lawmakers. Testifying both in person and by submitting written statements, the physicians and students have all been trained at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Of particular interest to them are programs administered by […]

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DOCTOR SHORTAGE: Legislature hears from JABSOM, health care partners

“We are headed for a disaster,” Deputy Hawai`i Health Director David Sakamoto told Hawai`i lawmakers today, describing the worsening physician shortage in the islands. Members of the House Health and Labor committees held an informational briefing at the legislature on April 5 to discuss the physician shortage, which is worsening on all islands, including the […]

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