Paul Terasaki Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

​On May 3, the ​late Paul Terasaki (Member of the USJC Board of Councilors) was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) ​for his invention of Tissue Typing for Organ Transplants, the “Terasaki Tray.” ​Dr. Terasaki​, Chairman​ of the Terasaki Foundation,​ was​ one of USJC’s co-founders and​ ​earliest benefactors, and continued to​ ​give the Council generous support over​ ​the years. In 2014, USJC presented him​ ​with a Lifetime Achievement Award for​ ​his contributions to U.S.-Japan relations. ​For more information on Dr. Terasaki’s induction, please click here.