University of Hawaii medical school donates used equipment to public schools

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine has donated thousands of dollars worth of science equipment this year to 13 public high schools on four of Hawaii’s islands.

Three years ago, the medical school’s professional development program paired its Center for Cardiovascular Research faculty with local high school science teachers.

The point of the program is to show local teachers the latest technologies, equipping them with cutting-edge knowledge that they can take back to their high school classrooms. However, the medical school professors quickly got a lesson of their own.

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