2012 JMSA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

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Congratulations to the following 2012 JMSA Scholarship Recipients!

Here are some of the wonderful scholarship projects led by our promising JMSA Members. As always, a big thank you to our donors and sponsors who make these scholarships possible. 


Nishioka JMSA Scholarship Recipients

Lindsay Gibbon (MS3, Weill Cornell Medical College)
1) Organize a series of CPR classes for local Japanese. 2) Support for JMSA’s long-term relief efforts in Tohoku by translating support materials and updating the website.

Alisa Prager (MS1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons)
Organize student volunteer missions to Fukushima through the Consortium for Japan Relief at Columbia

Aimee Sato (MS4, University of California San Francisco)
Study the impact of disaster and relocation for children in Fukushima

Jason Nagata (MS 3, University of California San Francisco)
Compilation of Dietary Guidelines and Recipes for Japanese and Japanese American Persons Living with Diabetes


Honjo-JMSA Scholarship Recipients 

Hanano Watanabe (MS3, Weill Cornell Medical College)
Translation of the unpublished notes of Dr. Noguchi Hideyo

Lindsay Gibbon (MS3, Weill Cornell Medical College)

Alisa Prager (MS1, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons)


Mitsui-JMSA Scholarship Recipients

Yuichi Shimada, MD (Beth Israel Medical Center)
Provide updated and unbiased information on postgraduate clinical training in the United States through the web (www.usrinsho.com)

Jay Starkey, MD (University of Iowa, Radiology Resident)
Comparative Medical Safety Education in four medical schools in the US and Japan


Nippon Life-JMSA Scholarship Recipients

Jun Sasaki, MD (Miami Children’s Hospital)
Organize Miami Suku-suku-kai to provide child health information through community outreach and blogs http://ameilog.com/junsasaki/?type=list


Toyota-JMSA scholarship Recipients

Mai Miyaji, MD (PGY1, SUNY Downstate Medical Center)
Research differences inUS and Japanese immunization protocols and update the previous immunization translation program http://ameilog.com/vaccine-ja

Midori Nakajima, NP (PhD student, University of California San Francisco)
Promote concept of NP in Japan through medical tours, lectures, as well as conducting cognitive behavioral therapy classes for Japanese living in US.