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April 29, 2016

Hawaii Impact Summary 2015

The John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center are based in Kaka‘ako, a rapidly-growing section of Honolulu near the waterfront. Together, we seek to improve health and cancer care. MORE

April 29, 2016

New Funds Established To Nurture And Grow Physicians For Hawaiʻi

Hawaiʻi Island resident and co-founder of Medtronic Inc. Dr. Earl Bakken has created the Lau Hawaiʻi Fund at the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) in the Department of Native Hawaiian. MORE

April 29, 2016

“Aspiring Docs of Hilo” mentored by MD students, Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence at Makahiki in Waimea

The need for physicians on Hawaiʻi Island has grabbed headlines for years. So it feels terrific to feature a short news item about the ongoing mentoring that the Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence (NHCOE) performs. MORE

April 29, 2016

Medical School’s Dr. Kaholokula Appointed Trustee of Queen’s Health System Board

The Queen’s Health Systems has appointed Joseph Keawe‘aimoku Kaholokula as a member of its Board of Trustees. Dr. Kaholokula is professor and chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns. MORE

April 29, 2016

“A lot of progress” recalls Dr. Marjorie Mau, in Women in Medicine month talk

by Vina Cristobal, UH Med Now journalist To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Women in Medicine Month, Dr. Marjorie Mau, professor and Endowed Chair of the JABSOM Department of Native Hawaiian Health, hosted a discussion. MORE

April 29, 2016

The Gene Switch

From diabetes in adults to autism in children, a trailblazing researcher reshapes the way we think about our genes and the environment. In “Doctors Who Make a Difference in Hawai‘i,” Dr. Alika Maunakea if one. MORE

April 29, 2016

Alika Maunakea, Hawaii’s Doctor, Is In

Dr. Alika Maunakea, Assistant Professor at the Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, is featured in an article on the Ozy site. MORE

April 8, 2016

A cultural anthropologist and professor of medicine Gregory G. Maskarinec Visits Uzbekistan

Gregory G. Maskarinec, PhD, a cultural anthropologist and professor of medicine who teaches in the Departments of Native Hawaiian Health and Family Medicine and Community Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University. MORE