Author Archive | Tina Shelton

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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RESEARCH AWARDS: UH medical students win top prizes in research to help treat heart disease based on basic science

John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) students Genia Taitano and Monica Katz won the top awards in cardiac research in a competition sponsored by Hawai`i’s chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Both students performed their research at the Department of Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology, Center for Cardiovascular Research, in the lab of […]

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WOW, THOSE NEW MD students look younger every year!

Yes, every summer just before The White Coat Ceremony, we do have to rub our eyes, blink and remark, “Wow, the new MD students seem to get younger every year!” But in this case, we admit we are pulling your leg a little. This group of delightful visitors from Unity Preschool came to visit the […]

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