Profile: Tomisaku Kawasaki

People | PERSONALITY PROFILE May 26, 2007

Profile: Tomisaku Kawasaki

by Vivienne Kenrick

Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki bears the distinction of having his name attached to a little-known children's disease. This naming was not something that he, a modest man, sought. The first time he saw the illness was in a 4-year-old boy in 1961. "I could make no ...