Maiko Sakamoto Receives the 2013 Tony Wong Culture and Diversity Award
October 14, 2013 — Maiko Sakamoto, PhD, was born in Matsuyama, Japan, and came to the U.S. to pursue her passion in psychology. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology under the mentorship of Dr. Mary V. Spiers from Drexel University in 2009. She has a diverse background focusing on cultural and individual differences in neuropsychology, including test development. She has received the 2013 Tony Wong Culture and Diversity Award from the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Sakamoto has recently returned to Japan where she is living and working as an assistant professor at Saga University’s School of Medicine.