The 95th anniversary of Hideyo Noguchi’s grave will be held on Saturday, May 21! – New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Society

at Woodlawn Cemetery in New York

The 5th NY Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship Award Ceremony was also held at the venue.

To honor the great achievements of Dr. Hideyo Noguchi, a world-famous bacteriologist born in Japan, to pass on his virtues to future generations, and to support young Japanese researchers who aspire to pursue a career in medicine in the United States. The New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Society (HNMS) (Representative: Shunichi Homma) will hold the 95th Hideyo Noguchi Grave Visit and the 5th New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship on May 21 at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York. The award ceremony will be held as follows.

While the impact of the spread of the new coronavirus infection that began two years ago continues, even in a small group of people, while paying attention to infection control measures, we will remember the achievements of our great predecessor, Dr. Noguchi, and pass on his spirit and virtue to future generations. Based on the strong desire of the local Japanese and volunteers to convey this message, HNMS has decided to hold a grave visitation ceremony on this day, which is the anniversary of the death of Dr. HNMS, again this year.


  1. Event name: “95th Hideyo Noguchi Grave Attendance” & “5th NY Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Scholarship Award Ceremony”
  2. Date: Saturday, May 22, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 30 minutes
  3. Place: Dr. Hideyo Noguchi Cemetery at The Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, New York

On the day of the event, after the ceremony, a small reception will be held on the beautiful lawn next to the venue while taking measures to prevent infection. Please feel free to join us please.

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A warm message will also be delivered at the venue from the headquarters of the Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Society in Inawashiro, Fukushima Prefecture, the birthplace of Dr. Noguchi.

We know that you are very busy, but we sincerely hope that you will be able to bring as many of you as possible to the beautiful Woodlawn Cemetery surrounded by azaleas and fresh greenery.

March 10, 2022

New York Hideyo Noguchi Memorial Society (HNMS)
Yoshio Kano
My direct contact: Tel: (914)433-3210/  Email:

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