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HAWAI’I DISCOVERY: Blow To Chest May Trigger Potentially Dangerous Heart Rhythm

A hard hit to the chest can cause an irregular heartbeat which may lead to death even days after the impact, according to an upcoming article in the journal Pediatrics, based on a case involving a 16 year-old Hawai`i football player. The case, and its diagnosis by a physician at Kapi`olani Medical Center for Women […]

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MAHALO: Dean’s Circle Honors Scholarship Donors

It isn’t cheap or easy to become a doctor. The median educational debt of MD program students at the University of Hawai`i medical school is $134,000 when they graduate. And after graduation, they face years of relatively low-paying work ahead as MD Residents, entry-level doctors who treat patients under the supervision of faculty as they […]

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GIVING: The Will J. Henderson Aloha Fund will be Awarded Annually to Every First-Year Medical Student

President emeritus of The Queen’s Medical Center (1960-1986), and key player in the establishment of a four-year medical school in Hawai‘i, Will J. Henderson F.A.C.H.E., M.H.A., B.A. is now nurturing future physicians. Henderson has established the Will J. Henderson Aloha Fund at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine to […]

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UH Mānoa and UH Med Journalism Student WINS LabTV Award for Profile of JABSOM Scientist

Amanda Shell followed Dr. Angel Yanagihara into the pitch-black waters off Waikīkī at three in the morning, and her effort paid off. She has been named one of 12 semi-finalists in the Second LabTV Tribeca National Video Awards Contest, winning a $500 cash award. Shell’s achievement is akin to a rookie baseball player knocking the […]

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