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Thomas Jefferson University/Kitasato University Exchange Program 2018

Thomas Jefferson University/Kitasato University Exchange Program 2018

Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology students, Paige Murphy and Torrey Brubaker, are pictured above following a memorial service for the founder of Japan's Kitasato University with the eminent scientist, Dr. Satoshi Omura, 2015 Nobel Peace Prize winner for Physiology or Medicine.  Ms. Murphy and Ms. Brubaker, were this years’ recipients of the Thomas Jefferson University/Kitasato University Exchange Program.  This program offers a yearly exchange of students, and gives them an opportunity to experience the culture, education and hospitality of the host country.

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Kitasato University Exchange Students, Hitomi Nakamura and Miyu Shimura, visited Thomas Jefferson University, Spring 2018

Kitasato University Exchange Students, Hitomi Nakamura and Miyu Shimura, visited Thomas Jefferson University, Spring 2018

Japanese students Miyu Shimura and Hitomi Nakamura, visited the sites and cultural places unique to the city of Philadelphia.  Their two week stay was filled with educational and historical experiences, as well as lasting friendships.