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UH attracts $23M federal investment to Hawaiʻi to reduce health disparities

Tilapia growing in an aquaponics system

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will receive more than $23 million from now through 2022 for a specialized center focused on advancing health for citizens who suffer disproportionately from genetic, environmental and socio-economic related disparities in health and health-care access. The Ola HAWAIʻI (Ola means health or to heal in Hawaiian, and HAWAIʻI stands for Health And Wellness Achieved by Impacting Inequalities) Specialized Research Center will support …

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$77.6 million raised for UH students, faculty, research and programs

The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation in partnership with generous donors and UH partners, raised $77.6 million in fiscal year 2017 (July 1,2016–June, 30, 2017). These funds will directly impact students, faculty, research and programs on all 10 University of Hawaiʻi campuses. “This year 29,180 gifts were made to support programs people are passionate about,” said Donna Vuchinich, president and CEO, UH Foundation. “Every day we have the privilege of hearing from …

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UH graduate education ranked among best by U.S. News

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, John A. Burns School of Medicine, William S. Richardson School of Law and College of Education have been ranked by U.S. News and World Report in its just-released 2018 Best Graduate Schools list. The 2018 edition of the rankings evaluates graduate schools on a variety of factors, including acceptance rates, standardized test scores and grade-point averages of …

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Hawaiʻi Dental Service grants support smiles statewide

Hawaiʻi Dental Service (HDS) is partnering with the University of Hawaiʻi to improve oral health in Hawaiʻi by providing grants totaling $211,000 to various UH programs to expand dental services and education, and gain a better understanding of how to overcome the myriad barriers to improved oral health. This investment will help to improve access to care for vulnerable populations in …

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Community health outreach program expands services to include wound care

The Community Health Outreach Work to Prevent AIDS (CHOW) Project was the first in the nation to offer statewide syringe exchange services. Given the high frequency of wounds associated with injection drug use, CHOW has recently expanded services for their participants to include community-based wound care. Initially established in 1989 as a University of Hawai‘i (UH) research project, CHOW received …

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Nursing faculty member completes nursing research fellowship in Japan

Gary Glauberman, UHM Nursing faculty and PhD student, completed a 2-month nursing research fellowship in Japan at the University of Hyogo Research Institute of Nursing Care for People and the Community. Glauberman was invited to study disaster nursing alongside Japanese nursing faculty members, and to assist in developing student-learning activities for disaster nursing education. During the fellowship, Glauberman learned valuable …

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Nursing students study research during a summer abroad program in Ireland

Five students from UH Manoa Nursing spent four weeks of study at the University College of Dublin (UCD), Ireland. Nursing students Lisa Bell, Tia Lau, Kekai Palafox, Christy Rios and Amanda Sakai were joined by Jessica Lawler who is currently earning a degree in Kinesiology at UH Manoa. This is the second year that nursing students have taken classes during …

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[VIDEO] 60 outstanding nursing alumni recognized at 60th anniversary gala

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene honored 60 nursing alumni at the Sensational 60th Anniversary Gala event held at the Sheraton Waikīkī on June 16. Of the 60 nurses, 6 were inducted into an inaugural Hall of Fame and 54 were recognized for outstanding achievement in leadership, excellence and innovation. The 60 alumni who were …

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UH Mānoa schools and colleges recognized in graduate education ranking

Five schools and colleges at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa have been ranked by U.S. News and World Reportin its just-released 2017 Best Graduate Schools lists. The recognized educational units are the Shidler College of Business, College of Education, William S. Richardson School of Law, the School of Nursing and Dental Hygieneand the Myron B. Thompson School of Social …

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Mountain West Research Consortium: Improving clinical and translational research

Researchers in laboratory

There’s a different kind of “Mountain West”—this one isn’t about athletics, it’s about research, and the University of Hawai`i Mānoa is a part of it. The “Mountain West Research Consortium,” founded in March 2009, was formed to strengthen biomedical research throughout 13 universities by leveraging each other’s activities. The National Institute of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded …

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