JAPANESE GOVERNMENT TO HONOR:
DR. ROBERT G. NEWMAN and DR. SEIICHI MAKINO
April 29, 2014
The Government of Japan announced the recipients of its Spring 2014 Decorations which include two distinguished U.S. citizens from areas under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Japan in New York.
Dr. Robert G. Newman
Former President of Beth Israel Medical Center
President Emeritus of Continuum Health Partners
Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1994-2013
Decoration: The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon
For his outstanding contribution to promoting academic exchanges in medical fields between Japan and the United States and to the protection of the health care of Japanese citizens in the United States.
Dr. Seiichi Makino
Professor Emeritus of Japanese and Linguistics & Director of the Japanese Program, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University
Decoration: The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon
For his outstanding contributions in the mutual academic exchanges between Japan and the United States and the development of Japanese language education.
Further details of the recipients' achievements can be found by clicking on their names listed above.