Tag: John A Burns School of Medicine

How Zika is spread through sex

How Zika is spread through sex

December 2, 2016  |  Comments
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Saguna Verma will research how the Zika virus infection in men makes them susceptible to transmit the virus to their sexual partners, even though they may appear symptom-free.

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December 2016 anniversaries

December 2016 anniversaries

December 2, 2016  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi celebrates December 2016 faculty and staff anniversaries.

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World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

November 29, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS will lead discussions updating local efforts to prevent, treat and cure AIDS.

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Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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John A. Burns School of Medicine’s camp encourages students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in healthcare.

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Chien-Wen Tseng first Hawaiʻi appointment to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Chien-Wen Tseng first Hawaiʻi appointment to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

November 16, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Professor Chien-Wen Tseng joins national task force which addresses topics that directly affect and improve the health of Americans.

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Medical students help inspire next generation of health professionals

Medical students help inspire next generation of health professionals

November 7, 2016  |  Comments
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The John. A Burns School of Medicine will host a Teen Health Camp introducing students in grades 6–12 to medical workshops and interactive skill demonstrations.

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Budget request funds key initiatives

Budget request funds key initiatives

October 31, 2016  |  Comments
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Proposals include funding for 21st century facilities, graduation initiative and innovation initiative.

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Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

October 24, 2016  |  Comments
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The grant will support Kumar’s research on flavivirus infections—the leading cause to inflammation of the brain—tied to the West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, Zika and Dengue viruses.

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University of Hawaiʻi marches with community to end violence

University of Hawaiʻi marches with community to end violence

October 14, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH students, faculty, administrators and coaches helped to raise awareness alongside hundreds of fellow community members in the 22nd annual Men’s March Against Violence.

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A medical student’s childhood memory of domestic violence

A medical student’s childhood memory of domestic violence

October 12, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Video created by JABSOM hopes to communicate the importance of empathy and to generate support for the Men’s March Against Violence.

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