Dr. Jerris Hedges, MD, has been named the acting director of the University of Hawai’i Cancer Center. Dr. Hedges is the dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai`i, and he took the helm at the Cancer Center on Nov. 21, after Dr. Michele Carbone, MD, PhD, resigned the […]
Dean Jerris Hedges gave the Hawai`i Independent Physicians Association an overview of the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s missions — education, job-training, research, community outreach and patient care — during a presentation on October 15. See the full webinar presentation at Dean’s IPA Presentation.
When Japanese exchange students came to study at the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Program at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), they made quite an impression. A visual one! The students wore traditional costumes in a pageant of color and style, as they shared cultural stories with the CSD students in Honolulu. […]
At a meeting of University of Hawai`i Cancer Center faculty on November 21, Cancer Center Director Michele Carbone told his colleagues he will be rejoining the ranks of the center’s faculty to focus on his internationally-recognized cancer work. “It has been a great privilege to lead the cancer center since December 2008,” said Dr. Carbone. […]
The Dean of the John A. Burns School of Medicine led more than one thousand men from all walks of life today on a demonstration march through the streets of downtown Honolulu. The occasion was the 20th Anniversary of the Men’s March Against Domestic Violence, which is sponsored by Catholic Charities of Hawai`i and the […]
Dean Jerris Hedges addressed “the elephant in the room” during May 15’s Convocation Ceremony. That would be the well-publicized potential that the John A. Burns School of Medicine could lose $4 million in state funds in the coming fiscal year. The Dean acknowledged his remarks could be perceived as “a political statement”, but said recent news […]