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Rie Takeuchi

Degree Medical radiological technologist, PhD in Tropical Medicine
Areas of interest in global health Epidemiology of malaria, Parasite control, School health, Human behaviour and infectious diseases
Other areas of interest Environmental DNA and infectious diseases, Behavioural sciense, Mathematical modelling, Spatial analysis
Favorite things Living in developping countries, Spending time at home

Personal History

After working for six and a half years in a general hospital as a medical radiological technologist, overseas wandering has begun. I engaged in international cooperation, research or study in China, Senegal, Zambia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ghana, Benin, Niger, Kenya, Philippines and/or Laos. This time, I will make a full-scal step into academic field at the University of the Ryukyus.

Aug. 2009  : Doctor of Philosophy in Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand

Work Experience (Research related)
Apr. 2018-Mar. 2019: Research Coordinator
Kenya Research Station, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University (Japan), Mbita Sub-county, Homa Bay County, Kenya
Apr. 2014-Mar. 2018: Assistant Professor
Kenya Research Station, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University (Japan), Mbita Sub-county, Homa Bay County, Kenya
Apr. 2011-Mar. 2012 : Postdoctoral Researcher
Transdisciplinary Research Organization for Subtropics and Island Studies, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
Other Work Experiences
Oct. 2012-Feb. 2013  : Expert on school health
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Supporting Health from School to Community Project, Mbita Sub County, Homa Bay County, Kenya
Apr. 2008-Sep. 2008  : Expert on training management/school health
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
West African Centre for International Parasite Control (WACIPAC) Project, Ghana/Benin
May 2003-Apr. 2004 : Expert on radiology
Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA)
Peace Building Project through Health, Sri Lanka
Nov. 2001-Jan. 2003 : Expert on radiology
Tokushima International Cooperation (TICO)
X-ray Basic Unit Improvement Project, Zambia
Jan. 1999-Apr. 2001  : Japan overseas cooperation volunteers (JOCV)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Department of Radiology, Kaolack Regional Hospital, Senegal
Oct. 1999-Jan. 1998  : Medical radiologist
Department of Nuclear Medicine, The First Hospital of China Medical University, China, Work Supervised by Prof. Xigui Luo
Apr. 1990-Sep. 1996  : Medical radiologist
Department of Radiology and Department of Nuclear Medicine, Nippon Kokan Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan



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