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Nobuyoshi Hagino

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Dr. Nobuyoshi Hagino

Dr. Nobuyoshi Hagino died February 28, 2013 at age 81. Born in Hokkaido, Japan on February 8,1932, he resided in the San Antonio area from 1967. He earned a MD & PhD from Jikei Medical School in Japan and completed post-doctoral work at UCLA. He conducted research and taught at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio for over 30 years, then at Tulane University in New Orleans. Specializing in neuroendocrinology, he recently focused on integrating eastern and western medicine working jointly with Japan to reduce dementia in Alzheimer's patients. He was widely published, and awarded numerous grants and honors here and abroad. Much beloved, his nurturing spirit guided his children and students to reach their full potential. He inspired and encouraged those around him to seek knowledge and help others. His activities and interests were shaped by his respect and love for nature and music. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, love of cooking and good food, and generous spirit. His grandchildren will never forget their loving Jiji. He touched many lives and will be greatly missed. He is survived by wife Suzanne, daughters Pamela & Kathleen, and sisters Atsuko & Takako, and predeceased by brother Michishige and son Lane Hideaki. A memorial service will be announced. In lieu of flowers, gifts to support cardiology efforts may be made online at http://makelivesbetter.uthscsa.edu/hagino or by mail to the Dr. Nobuyoshi Hagino Memorial Fund, UTHSCSA, 7703 Floyd Curl-Mail Code 7835, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900



Published in Express-News on Mar. 3, 2013
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