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JMSA is an organization based in New York, comprised of Japanese healthcare providers, students, and those from diverse backgrounds who support promoting health, science and research among the Japanese communities in the US and Japan.
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New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship 2020 (6/22/2020) - Dear Applicants for the New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship 2020: The deadline for the applications is August 1, 2020 and we will announce the recipient in early September. We hope to present the recipient at the JMSA Annual Dinner on 9/19/20.  This scholarship is designed to support young life scientists from Japan who are pursuing a research career […]
JMSA to receive 2020 Japan Society’s Recognition (6/9/2020) - On 6/18/2020, Japan Society will recognize JMSA with a gratitude for its COVID-19 frontline responses through the presentation of a special donation, signaling our historical and shared commitment to helping our colleagues in Japan. It’s a reflection of JMSA’s commitment to the community through Covid 19 pandemic in the US and Japan. We have shared […]
JMSA distributes more than 10,000 masks received from Medical Students and Resident Physicians of Tohoku Region (5/23/2020) - Yuzo Takeguchi, MD a graduate student at Fukushima Medical University led a donation drive among FMU Medical Students, Resident Physicians and Faculties of Tohoku Region to help NYC front-line medical staff fight Corona virus pandemic. They raised over $18,000 and supplied us with much needed medical masks.
Nippon Club / JMSAWebinar: COVID-19 Discussions in Japanese (5/15/2020) - We are happy to share the link to the recent Nippon Club / JMSA webinar presented by Dr. Tomonori Nakagama and Dr. Satoko Kanahara on the recent updates in the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Nakagama discusses public health implications of the pandemic, with a focus on data driving the decisions to reopen businesses and schools. Dr. […]
Questions about the novel coronavirus-part 2 (5/1/2020) - Written by: Dr. Yuzuru Anzai I summarized the recent topics on novel corona virus. This article does not represent the opinion of JMSA or any other organization. Testing of COVID-19 The test which has been utilized so far in the US is a RT-PCR of SARS-CoV-2 itself. The specimen is obtained with a nasopharyngeal swab. […]
A new digital initiative with Japan Society of New York, called “Tea Time” (4/26/2020) - JMSA President, Dr. Robert Yanagiswa highlighted the inaugural episode of a new digital initiative with Japan Society of New York, called “Tea Time.”  Per Japan Society, it has been viewed more than 4,000 times as a run away success. Dr. Yanagiswa states he wanted to share his personal experience not only as one of the […]