Tokyo Women's Medical University

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Tokyo Women's Medical University
東京女子医科大学
Twmu head office kawadacho shinjuku tokyo 2009.JPG
Type Private
Established1900
Founder Yoshioka Yayoi
Location,
Japan
Website www.twmu.ac.jp

Tokyo Women's Medical University (東京女子医科大学, Tokyo joshi ika daigaku), TWMU, is a private university in Tokyo, Japan.

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The University olso operates the Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital within the campus, as well as a separate hospital in Yachiyo, Chiba.

History

TWMU originated from Tokyo Women's Medical School (東京女医学校, Tokyo joi gakko), which was founded by Japanese physician Yoshioka Yayoi in 1900. In 1952, Tokyo Women's Medical College (TWMC) was established under the new educational system. In 1998, it was renamed to Tokyo Women's Medical University (TWMU). [1]

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