Author Archive | Tina Shelton

UHMED STAFF CORNER: Proud papa’s two children were in play inspired by the story of Alana Dung

Information Technology’s Terry Gerber at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) can’t help being a proud “theater dad”–and who would blame him? Both his daughter and oldest son just performed in the Hawai`i premiere of a play written by the late Lisa Matsumoto. Matsumoto entertained generations of theater-goers in the Aloha State with […]

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UPDATED: COLLEGE FOOTBALL STANDOUT, 65 other exceptional students in new University of Hawai`i medical school class

Selected from 1,800 applicants, all 66 first-year students are top-notch High school sports fans: we’ve got you covered as a new class of aspiring physicians enters the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of Hawai`i Mānoa. We’ve got Red Raiders from Kahuku and Kaua`i, and Warriors from Waiākea and Kamehameha. Weʻve […]

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SCIENCE IN ACTION: High schoolers enroll for first-of-its-kind “Week at the Medical School”

By JABSOM and UHM Outreach College Faculty and Staff Imagine learning about a patient with chest pain…placing a stethoscope in your ears, listening to a heartbeat…and figuring out the cause. Imagine holding a human heart in your hand. Imagine that the heart of a computerized manikin (which looks very human) stops suddenly, and you’re responsible […]

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JABSOM medical student wins American Heart Association Scholarship in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) student Brandyn Dunn, a member of the MD Class of 2016, was awarded an American Heart Association Student Scholarship in Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke. Dunn’s application was entitled; “HIF Induced Cardiac RNA Splicing: A closer look at CaMKIIγ”. According to his faculty mentor, JABSOM Assistant Professor Dr. Chad […]

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IN REMEMBRANCE of Dr. Alan Tice, by Dominic Chow, MD

(UHMEDNow Editor’s note: Dr. Alan Tice was the “go to” physician on infectious disease whenever a news reporter called the University of Hawai`i’s medical school. As you can see in our photo, where Hawai`i News Now reporter Tim Sakahara adjusts Dr. Tice’s microphone before a TV interview, Dr. Tice was always enthusiastic about informing the […]

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