UH MED NOW Weekly

May 3, 2016

Kamehameha Schools Visit JABSOM

Kamehameha Schools Students Visit JABSOM: See our facilities through their eyes

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THE BLOOD MOBILE IS FRONTING JABSOM MEDICAL EDUCATION BUILDING THIS MORNING

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ANNUAL Addictions Conference by UH Psychiatry is this Friday

Dr. William "Bill" Haning promoted the conference on Hawai'i News Now this morning.
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Psychiatry is also in the news for its Teen Suicide Prevention Efforts...

The story of how one grant can make a huge difference in Hawai'i, as UH psychiatry and community partners build a statewide platform that continues helping teens today.

Read more.

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Discussion of Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa May 9, MEB Auditorium at 12 noon

Learn more here.
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An UPDATE from Vice Chancellor Michael Bruno about the UH Cancer Center Director Search

I wanted to let all of you know where we stand with the Director search. As you may recall, once the decision was made as to who the top candidate was, a second visit would be in order to invite him back to obtain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities at UHCC, as well as to meet with other constituents. Therefore, this is to inform you that the Chancellor and I, in consultation with the search advisory committee and with input from the community, have deemed Dr. Randall Holcombe as the top candidate, and have invited him and his wife for a second visit to meet Legislators, President Lassner, as well as UHCC programs in their respective groups.


The evaluations we received from UHCC, JABSOM, and the community (which included hospital administrators and Friends of CC) had Dr. Randall Holcombe as the top candidate, and all with strong support. We have therefore invited Dr. Holcombe who I am happy to share is excited to return with his wife, Connie, for a second visit.


Dr. Holcombe is scheduled to visit May 5-8, 2016; this second visit will focus on defined groups/persons in order for Dr. Holcombe to familiarize himself with the external persons, as well as the island itself. His schedule is attached for your information.

Please join the Chancellor and I in welcoming back Dr. Holcombe and his wife to UHCC and Hawaii, with the warmth and hospitality of the Aloha spirit that is second to none!


Mahalo Nui Loa! Michael
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ʻAina Aloha Mural celebration on May 5, 4:30-6:00 p.m. at JABSOM

Mahalo to those that made time to visit the ʻĀina Aloha mural displayed during the months of February and April. In celebration of this expression of aloha, NHCOE will be hosting a mahalo get together with respected artists before the project continues on its journey throughout Hawaiʻi.


Please join us in the JABSOM lobby on Thursday, May 5th from 4:30 to 6pm for this community event. Light refreshments will be served, RSVP to Tiffnie Kakalia if you are planning to attend.

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Call for Abstracts for He Huliau 2016

International Indigenous Health Symposium, October 13-14, 2016, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort. Download the CALL FOR ABSTRACTS and FACE FORM HERE.

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