Author Archive | Tina Shelton

LŌKAHI: UH Mānoa Nursing, Medicine and UH Hilo Pharmacy students train together at JABSOM

How can doctors, nursing professionals and pharmacists work together to improve patient safety? It begins with communication—talking and learning side-by-side. For the past two years, the University of Hawai`i Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and the UH Mānoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene have brought their first-year students together each Spring, to listen […]

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FACULTY SNAPSHOT: New Chair of Pathology Dr. Alan Schiller is national leader in medical effects of zero gravity

A love for the ocean, plant life and professional collaboration across Hawai`i’s medical community brought Alan L. Schiller, M.D., Professor and the new Chair of Pathology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to Hawai`i.  It also doesn’t hurt that he is an internationally known expert in orthopedic and joint pathology, including the […]

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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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