Tag: health

$14.2 million Native Hawaiian student services grant awarded to UH West Oʻahu

$14.2 million Native Hawaiian student services grant awarded to UH West Oʻahu

October 21, 2014  |  Comments
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U.S. Department of Education grant to be used for Native Hawaiian health and wellness facilities and student support services at UH West Oʻahu.

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$3.8 million awarded to advance cancer trials for underserved populations

$3.8 million awarded to advance cancer trials for underserved populations

October 13, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The UH Cancer Center and The Queen’s Medical Center NCI grant supports cancer clinical trails for Hawaiʻi’s minority and underserved population.

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Lifespan differences of Hawaiʻi residents examined

Lifespan differences of Hawaiʻi residents examined

October 10, 2014  |  2 Comments
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Multidisciplinary research into varying lifespans of Hawaii residents will continue at UH Mānoa.

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Reducing chronic diseases in Pacific Islands

Reducing chronic diseases in Pacific Islands

September 26, 2014  |  Comments
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The John A. Burns School of Medicine was awarded a $1 million grant for policy, systems and environment interventions in the Pacific.

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Ending gender bias in research

Ending gender bias in research

September 24, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher Marla Berry part of new the National Institutes of Health initiative to end gender bias in research.

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College of Pharmacy offers continuing education for psychologists

College of Pharmacy offers continuing education for psychologists

September 16, 2014  |  2 Comments
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The UH Hilo College of Pharmacy receives approval as sponsor of continuing education from the American Psychological Association.

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Medical school graduate featured in acclaimed film

Medical school graduate featured in acclaimed film

September 8, 2014  |  Comments
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John A. Burns School of Medicine graduate Danny Cheng is among the physicians featured in the critically acclaimed film Code Black.

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National bladder cancer clinical trial launched in Hawaii

National bladder cancer clinical trial launched in Hawaii

August 20, 2014  |  Comments
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Charles Rosser leads a UH Cancer Center and Queen’s partnership to research a new drug that could halt recurrence of one of the most prevalent cancers in the U.S.

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Certified nurse’s aide course being offered in West Hawaii

Certified nurse’s aide course being offered in West Hawaii

August 19, 2014  |  Comments
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Hawaii Community College is offering a new course this fall in West Hawaii that prepares students to become a certified nurse’s aide in two months.

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Continued reduction in diabetes development shown in 16-year study

Continued reduction in diabetes development shown in 16-year study

July 29, 2014  |  Comments
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Increasing physical activity has prevented or delayed the development of Type 2 diabetes according to a national diabetes study.

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