Philadelphia is my American home-town where I started my professional career in US at the University of Pennsylvania.
The University of Science in Philadelphia is unique and it offers various programs focusing on pharmaceutical and pharmacy sciences and businesses: it also offers courses for MBA program in this area. The MBA program offers students a summer course to visit Japan and this year it includes a visit to GRIPS where I am a member of faculty. I hosted a seminar taking an interactive dialogue style posing a wide range of subjects relevant to these future professionals in healthcare and global health issues.
Photos Group photo and the session at GRIPS
As I did for Harvard students of School of Public Health, I began asking them how many know and watched on the web of the commencement speeches of Steve Jobs at Stanford in 2005 and of Bill Gates at Harvard in 2006. The background of about 10 students was quite diverse, which made the session a very interesting and rich. I enjoyed very much the exchange.