2010 Scholarship Recipients

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JMSA-Nishioka Foundation Scholarship

  • Yoko Hirano
    Kagoshima University School of Medicine, Medical Student
    Project: Provide healthcare at refugee camps in Algeria and study HIV status
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  • Jeffrey Ryuta Willis
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Medical Student
    Project: Edit/translate manuscripts written by Japanese medical scientists to English
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  • Yoshihiro Yonekawa
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Medical Student
    Project 1: US/Japan exchange program database. Project 2: Expand JMSA member in training website and Interview Series
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JMSA-Honjo Foundation Scholarship

  • Linsday Gibbon
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Medical Student
    Project: Continue to support Sukusukukai, and organize a smoking cessation education project in Japan
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  • Yuichi Shimada
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Resident
    Project: Assess the impact of cultural sensitivity on medical compliance among Japanese residents in NY
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JMSA-Mitsui USA Foundation Scholarship

  • Akihiro Asai
    Columbia Presbyterian Hosptial, Resident
    Project: Web-based medical translation system of vaccine records between Japanese and English
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  • Jay Starkey
    University of San Diego, Resident
    Project: Continuing the Honjo-JMSA JUMP program, which will facilitate international collaboration and forge lastingĀ  relationships between Japan and the USA through pairing medical students from both countries together and creating an online community
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JMSA-Toyota USA Scholarship

  • Atsushi Sorita
    Beth Israel Medical Center, Resident
    Project: Document the difference in the residency and health care delivery systems between the United States and Japan through magazines and the internet in Japanese
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JMSA-Susumu Sekiguchi MD Scholarship

  • Miki Tomaru
    Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Psychology Student
    Project: Reach out to the Japanese people living in America who would benefit from some psychological support. She hopes to reduce the stigma of receiving psychological and emotional help.
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