Author Archive | Tina Shelton

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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SENIOR LU`AU and Class of 2013’s parting gift

They put their heart and soul into it, and the Class of 2016 pulled off the annual miracle that is the Senior Lū`au for the graduating MD Class. The MD students raise the money to throw the last big party for the upperclassmen before Convocation each year. Alumni going back into the early years of […]

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