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HAWAI`I STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT launches “Re-Think Your Drink” media campaign

From Governor Neil Abercrombie’s Office The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is launching a new teen-focused multi-media campaign to combat obesity. The campaign is part of a comprehensive set of interventions being implemented by the DOH to address obesity prevention. Students, legislators, media and obesity prevention advocates were provided a preview of many of […]

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GET ON YOUR BIKES AND RIDE: 6.4 mile bike ride on March 23 to benefit MD students’ HOME (Homeless Outreach & Medical Education) Project

There’s a new fundraiser in the works for our medical students’ homeless outreach, and it’s going to get a lot of people pumped! It’s a 6.4 mile bike ride planned for Saturday, March 23, beginning at 9 a.m. (Ride begins at 10 sharp.) Second-year medical student Huy Do launched a bicycle ride fundraiser called “Perpetual […]

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Haning elected to addiction medicine society, will represent 14 states

Dr. William Haning has been elected to a four-year term as a Director of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. In addition to Hawai`i, he will represent Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Dr. Haning is tenured Professor, Associate Chair for Education, and the […]

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IN THE NEWSPAPER: Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence, `Imi Ho`ola beneficiaries share stories of programs’ power

MD students, practicing MDs and others who have benefitted from programs of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence and the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH) told their stories to members of the Senate Committee on Health on February 4, in a hearing at the State Capitol. Those […]

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