2018 JMSA Scholarship Recipients

2018 JMSA Scholarship Recipients with Affiliations and Proposed Projects

Honjo-JMSA Scholarship

Sayuri Inoue (井上小百合) to study best practices for type II diabetes management in Japanese patients
Medical Student at the University of Virginia

Nicholas Love (ニコラス・ラブ) to translate medical mnemonics and create an online platform for cultural exchange
Medical Student at Stanford University

Mika Tabata (田畑 美香) to raise awareness about the detection of skin cancer in the Japanese community
Medical Student at Stanford University

Kuro Murase MD-JMSA Scholarship

Yusuke Nakagawa (中川裕介) to share his experience and medical information as a medical volunteer with Las Vegas residents through his work with the Las Vegas Japan Times
Medical Student at the Tulane University School of Medicine

Mitsui USA-JMSA Scholarship

Dan Ebner (ダニエル・エブナー) to continue to foster collaboration between Japan and the US on heavy-ion radiotherapy research
Medical Student at Brown University/ Tokyo University

Kenny Nakazawa (中沢良平) to continue his work as a JMSA student mentor
Medical Student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Nippon Life-JMSA Scholarship

Maki Ishizuka, MD (石塚万貴) to expand the activities of the Japanese Association of Pediatrics in North America
Pediatrics Resident at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Grace Liao, MD (廖 櫻美) to run an exchange rotation with Jikei University
Pediatrics Resident at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Nishioka-JMSA Scholarship

Kirsten Ellye Homma (本間絵理) to create a directory of Japanese healthcare providers for the DC science forum
Medical Student at George Washington University School of Medicine

Riku Moriguchi (森口陸) to serve as a bridge between JMSA and Japanese youth in the NYC area
Medical Student at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Mihoko Tanabe (田辺美穂子) to hold workshops on Japanese medical system for Philadelphia students
Medical Student at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Raymond Sekiguchi MD-JMSA scholarship

Sei Higuchi, PhD (樋口 聖) to organize JMSA Life Science Forum kids events at Japanese schools
Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University

Hiroko Nomaru, PhD (能丸 寛子) to create a section of the JMSA Life Science Forum called “Pioneering the Future”
Postdoctoral Fellow at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Toyota-JMSA Scholarship

Masaya Higuchi, MD MPH (樋口 雅也) to translate materials on end of life care and healthcare proxy into Japanese
Palliative Care Fellow at Columbia University

Ichiro Watanabe, MD (渡邉伊知郎) to improve the safety of pediatric airway management in Japan by introducing quality improvement bundles
Simulation Research Fellow at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia