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About OSA

Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) at John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Our mission is to provide effective support services in order to help our medical students achieve their personal and professional goals. We work as a team, partnering with our students to ensure their success by providing assistance in areas from academic and career advising to registration and financial aid/scholarship support.


OSA Faculty & Staff

OSA Group Photo

Front Row (left to right): Sandy Liu, Dr. Kristen Teranishi, Dr. Kristen Tom
Back Row (left to right): Justin Lau, Jayme Young, Dr. Lawrence Burgess, Kevin Kaneshiro, Craig Morimoto

NameTitlePhoneEmail
Lawrence Burgess, MDDirector of Student Affairs
Professor of Surgery
(808) 692-1000 lburgess@hawaii.edu
Kristen Teranishi, MD, MSAssistant Director of Student Affairs
Assistant Professor
(808) 692-1006 kteranis@hawaii.edu
Kevin KaneshiroDirector of Scholarships and Financial Aid Counselor(808) 692-1002 kevinfk@hawaii.edu
Jayme YoungInterim MS1 and MS2 Coordinator(808) 692-1000 jksumida@hawaii.edu
Sandy LiuFiscal and Administrative Support(808) 692-1007 sandyliu@hawaii.edu
Craig MorimotoRegistrar and Admissions Officer(808) 692-1004 craigtm@hawaii.edu
Diana Thompson, MEdLearning Specialist(808) 692-1138dianalt@hawaii.edu
Kristen Tom, PsyD, MEdLearning Specialist/Medical Education(808) 692-1003 kktom@hawaii.edu
Jayme YoungMS3 and MS4 Coordinator(808) 692-1005 jksumida@hawaii.edu
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