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It’s Thursday, March 22 – Welcome to The
Medical students explore nether regions without consent.
Shawn Barnes is a 4th
year medical student at the University of Hawaii John A Burns School of
Medicine. He'll be starting a residency in psychiatry in a few months.
Last year, during the required OB/GYN rotation, his upset over performing
pelvic exams without consent on women under anesthesia led to political
activism and a bill introduced this year
to ban the practice. Regardless of the bill's final outcome, the OB/GYN department has updated instructions to doctors to first get permisssion.
the poetry fever ...and no students were starved in the process.
Johnson is the creative director of Honolulu Theatre for Youth, which is
bringing Poetry Fever to libraries around O’ahu from now to the end of April.
Pele auditions as a 4th grade teacher...
Ellen Miyasato is a curriculum developer for the E Ho‘omau! Program at
the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning.
Targeting false killer whale prey? Hey, I hear you...
Laura Kloepper is a
PhD candidate at the University of Hawaii in the Department of
Zoology. The discovery that false killer whales are able to focus
their echolocation beams on specific targets is being published in The
Journal of Experimental Biology.
Plus legal aliens in the backyard, today’s reality check and the world view
from the BBC. Next the news… from NPR.