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John A. Burns School of Medicine

Continued reduction in development of diabetes shown in 16-year study

Diabetes Clinical Trial: 16 year results from UHMed on Vimeo. MEDIA RELEASE Increasing physical activity has effectively prevented (or delayed) the development of Type 2 diabetes in the 16 years since the beginning of the Hawaii Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study. The successful interventions in the study included people who changed their lifestyles to reduce […]

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$18.4M to fund statewide research, education partnership

MEDIA RELEASE The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on the UH Manoa campus has been awarded $18.4 million over five years for a Hawaii Statewide Research and Education Partnership (HISREP) under the IDeA Networks for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Principal Investigator is Dr. Robert […]

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UH researchers: Physician shortage worsening

MEDIA RELEASE Researchers at The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaii Manoa have found the MD shortage statewide is worsening. The state is an estimated 747 physicians short of the number we should have currently treating patients, based on Hawaii’s population. There are currently 2,894 physicians practicing in Hawaii. One third […]

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HMSA, Queen’s, state and U.S. government make educational loan repayment opportunity possible

Loan repayment program encourages health care providers in rural areas

HMSA, Queen’s, state and U.S. government make educational loan repayment opportunity possible

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John A. Burns School of Medicine

Research: Hula effective, engaging cardiac rehabilitation therapy

MEDIA RELEASE For the first time ever, researchers have determined the metabolic equivalent for hula in a study which shows the Native Hawaiian dance form can be an effective and engaging cardiac rehabilitation therapy. Researchers from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu presented […]

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White Coat Ceremony welcomes first ‘all iPad’ class

MEDIA RELEASE Members of the entering class at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) are undertaking the study of medicine just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act destined to change the way physicians practice medicine and how Americans access health care. Chosen from more than 1,600 applicants who […]

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Most 'Best Doctors in Hawaii' are UH alumni

Most ‘Best Doctors in Hawaii’ are UH alumni

MEDIA RELEASE More than three-fourths of the physicians identified as Hawaii’s “Best Doctors” are alumni and/or faculty of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The annual “Best Doctors” list is determined by the doctors themselves, through a survey in which physicians are asked, “If you or a loved […]

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Green talks about Senate Bill 239

Green talks about Senate Bill 239

MEDIA RELEASE On Jan. 30, following the passage of Senate Bill 239, in both the Senate and House chambers, Senate Committee on Health Chairman Josh Green, M.D., briefed the media. Senate Bill 239 allows the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) to continue using the Hawaii Tobacco Settlement Special Fund for […]

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Imi Hoola post-baccalaureate program welcomes 12

Imi Hoola post-baccalaureate program welcomes 12

MEDIA RELEASE A program that helps college graduates from Hawaii and the Pacific overcome barriers to medical school is expanding at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The Imi Hoola Post-Baccalaureate Program formally welcomed 12 students into its incoming class Friday, July 30. The students were presented at […]

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Record number of students at UH medical school

Record number of students at UH medical school

MEDIA RELEASE To address a worsening physician shortage, the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine is proud to announce its incoming class of medical students will be its largest ever. The new “Class of 2014” was presented Friday, July 16 in a ceremony at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort. This […]

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UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is thrilled that Governor Linda Lingle has decided to release funds appropriated by the Hawai‘i State Legislature to support the training of physicians on the Big Island of Hawai‘i.

“With the growing physician shortage we face in Hawai‘i, this is a crucial step forward,” said Dr. Jerris Hedges, dean of JABSOM.

UH Manoa medical school receives funding to support physician training

UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is thrilled that Governor Linda Lingle has decided to release funds appropriated by the Hawai‘i State Legislature to support the training of physicians on the Big Island of Hawai‘i. “With the growing physician shortage we face in Hawai‘i, this is a crucial step forward,” said Dr. […]

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On the heels of First Lady Michelle Obama’s ambitious “Let’s Move” initiative to eliminate childhood obesity in a single generation, a nearly $150,000 grant will fund a new school-community-government partnership to fight obesity in Hawai‘i County.

HO‘ALA project awakens need for safe routes to eliminate childhood obesity

On the heels of First Lady Michelle Obama’s ambitious “Let’s Move” initiative to eliminate childhood obesity in a single generation, a nearly $150,000 grant will fund a new school-community-government partnership to fight obesity in Hawai‘i County.

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