Author Archive | Tina Shelton

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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VIDEO-CLASS OF 2010 MD Alumni Updates: Dr. Iwane, Dr. Chun

Dr. Marcus Iwane has completed his residency training in the JABSOM/Hawai`i Residency Programs, and is already “giving back” to the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) by helping to oversee the instruction of new clinicans. Dr. Iwane was on hand during the week of June 27 at JABSOM, assisting third-year medical students in their […]

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JABSOM professor enjoys mentoring high school scientists

When public school teachers and University of Hawai`i faculty join forces to mentor high school students, great things can happen. The most recent example is the achievement of Lorna-Leigh Kaneshiro, a Castle High School student who won the O`ahu Windward Regional Science fair earlier this year. The win gained her an immediate berth in the […]

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NATURAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENT demonstrates positive results in diabetes, CAM Reports

By Tech Talk’s Kathleen Kihmm Connolly, PhD Research conducted by the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) department has demonstrated that a dietary supplement containing 5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) has the potential to prevent or delay the progression of diabetes in pre-diabetic populations (Rodriguez et al. 2012). In their study […]

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