Univ. Graduated: University of Tokyo, 1961. Igaku-Hakase (PhD), 1968 Current Affiliation: Professor of Surgery, Wayne State University, Professional Career: Dr. Sugawa has given 350 lectures. He has served on various committees of ASGE. He has also been an active member of the SAGES, served as Vice President for one year. He is a Fellow of the American Surgical Association (FASA), as well as the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He was elected to first 100 Fellow of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (FASGE) in May, 2006. In 2013, at SAGES annual convention, he received the “Jeffery L Ponsky Master Educator in Endoscopy Award”. Dr. Sugawa has been associated with Wayne State University for the past 45 years.