Author Archive | Tina Shelton

DEAN HEDGES named to list of “Awesome Deans of Public Health 2012″

John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Dean Jerris Hedges has been named one of America’s most “awesome” deans in Public Health. JABSOM’s Public Health program offers Master’s Degrees in epidemiology, health policy and management, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health and social and behavioral health sciences. The department also awards doctoral degrees, including those focusing […]

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DEADLINE MARCH 31: Enter the PMAG-UH JABSOM Medical Professionalism Essay Contest

The PMAG-UH JABSOM Medical Professionalism Essay Contest was established to promote professionalism among physicians and physicians in training at the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine. The contest is being generously funded by PMAG (Pacific Medical Administrative Group, Inc.), which is one of Hawai`i’s leading IPAs (Independent Physician Associations), made up of more than […]

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RESEARCH RETREAT TODAY at JABSOM’s prestigious Institute for Biogenesis Research

The first Developmental and Reproductive Biology Graduate Program Students Retreat is happening on the University of Hawai`i Mānoa Campus this Friday, March 1, 2013. It will be hosted by the Institute for Biogenesis Research (IBR), in the Biomedical Sciences Building. During the retreat the DRB students will present their research highlights for discussion with peers and faculty. Thirteen […]

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VIDEO REPORT: Jellyfish venom treatment discovery has other potential life-saving applications

Watch this video report, to go into the pre-dawn waters of Waikīkī, where John A. Burns School of Medicine Researcher Angel Yanagihara harvests and studies box jellyfish. The stinging jellyfish are a nuisance in the Hawaiian islands, but more dangerous elsewhere. Hear about her new discovery, a way to block the lethal jellyfish venom that […]

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