Thomas and Catherine Yoshikawa Award

Named in honor of Dr. Thomas T. Yoshikawa and his wife, Catherine—who together served the AGS and the geriatrics community for more than two decades—the Yoshikawa Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation offers recognition and financial support to emerging eldercare scholars who represent the early promise of the Yoshikawas’ own illustrious career.

The award, which includes a $2,000 honorarium, has been supported through 2032 thanks to generous support from AGS members and countless friends and colleagues of Dr. and Mrs. Yoshikawa.

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Thomas and Catherine Yoshikawa
Thomas and Catherine Yoshikawa

Dr. Yoshikawa was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society from 2000-2016, supported by Mrs. Yoshikawa as Editorial Assistant.  Under his leadership, JAGS is now included in more than 9,000 library collections and has been recognized as one of the oldest and most impactful publications on gerontology and geriatrics, according to ISI Journal Citation Reports®.  They have also been trusted colleagues, mentors, and friends to countless AGS members, researchers, healthcare professionals, and students who have benefitted from their commitment to service leadership.

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