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John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM)

John A. Burns School of Medicine –
JABSOM Health Sciences Library -

Community Outreach Programs

HOME Project –
Hawaii H.O.M.E. Project is a John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) student-run free clinic and currently provides free medical services to sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals, through weekly student-run free clinics per at nine sites across Oahu.


IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) is a federally funded grant program that originates from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). INBRE promotes the development, coordination, and sharing of research resources and expertise that will expand the research opportunities and increase the number of competitive investigators in the IDeA-eligible states.

Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) support thematic, multidisciplinary centers that augment and strengthen institutional biomedical research capacity. The centers promote collaborative, interactive efforts among researchers with complementary backgrounds, skills and expertise.

Funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Ola HAWAIʻI 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 healthcare access.
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