2014 JMSA Scholarship Recipients

2014 JMSA Scholarship Recipients


Honjo-JMSA Scholarship

Alisa Prager (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons)
Project: Organize Nishimiya fellowship to send 1-2 students to Fukushima/To start a shadowing program for students within JMSA

Kenji Fujitani (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Project: Continue on Mt Sinai Global Health Trip to Fukushima/Continue to work on CPR community outreach program

Kuro Murase, MD-JMSA Scholarship

Fumitaka Sugiuchi (Weill Cornell Medical College)
Project: To create a web based forum to encourage interaction within JMSA community

Mitsui USA-JMSA Scholarship

Kay Negishi (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
Project: Mixed method study to identify similarities and differences in learning processes among Japanese and American medical students

Yousuke Horikawa (University of California, San Diego School of Medicine)
Project: Developing a Japanese pediatric Teaching clinic.

Atsushi Sorita (University of Minnesota MPH program (Graduated from Tokyo University)
Project: To expand Ameilog

Alisa Yamasaki (Harvard Medical School)
Project: to understand the current post-acute care transition process at two large academic medical centers in Japan and the US: Tokyo Medical and Dental University Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston

Norihiro Yamaguchi (Resident, Beth Israel NY)
Project: Conduct a systematic review to address risk factors potentiating medical error among residents

Nippon Life-JMSA Scholarship

Miki Duruz (Mailman School of Public School at Columbia University)
Project: Situation analysis to provide specialized information about the characteristics of the Japanese population in NYC, which can be used to improve communication in an emegency. 

Nishioka-JMSA Scholarship

Michael Hurley (Stanford University School of Medicine)
Project: To study post op outcomes and complications in Japan and US, based on geographic variations. Using these data, to formulate evidence based policy recommendations.

Yumeko Kawano (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons)
Project: Created a bilingual medical phrase book for Japanese people and it will be posted on Ameilog. She plans to expand by adding more clinical situations and scenarios.

Joji Kohjima (Rush Medical College – Rush University)
Project: Continue to study inter-generational effects of atomic bomb and ionizing radiation

Kaoru Takasaki (Yale School of Medicine)
Project: To study the transition of physicians between US and Japan, particularly from US to Japan

Raymond Sekiguchi, MD-JMSA Scholarship

Noah Berland (New York University School of Medicine)
Project: To leverage the JMSA physician directory into a map based search engine.

Lisa Akiyama (Oakland University: William Beaumont School of Medicine)
Project: Educate Japanese women about cervical cancer screening.

Toyota-JMSA Scholarship

Dan Ebner (Alpert Medical School – Brown University)
Project: Studying the health effects of radiation, evacuation, diet, and stress in Kawauchi Village, within the exclusion zone of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster.