Introduction of Faculty Staff
|Degree||PhD in Health Science|
|Global health areas of interest||Primary healthcare, social determinants of health|
|Other areas of interest||well-being, health behavior theory/model|
|Hobbies||Home gardening, fishing|
March 1994: Graduated from the Department of Agriculture, School of Agriculture, Meiji University
April 2005 ~ March 2006: Researcher, Department of Appropriate Technology Development & Transfer Research (currently: Department of Tropical Medicine and Malaria) at the National Center for Global Health and Medicine
March 2008: Received Master’s Degree in Global Health from the Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
March 2011: Received Doctorate in Global Health from the Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
April 1994 ~ February 2002: Hygiene maintenance consultant for pest testing and research, food and pharmaceutical factories, etc. at Ikari Shodoku Co., Ltd.
April 2003 ~ April 2005: JICA Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer (malaria control in Laos)
April ~ August 2007: JICA Short-Term Expert (field research in Ghana)
January ~ February 2010: JICA Short-Term Expert (epidemiology and statistics in Niger)
December 2008 ~ March 2011: Adjunct Researcher, Department of Global Health and Medical Research (currently: Department of Epidemiology and Prevention) at the National Center for Global Health and Medicine
April 2011 ~ March 2015: Assistant Professor, Parasite & Immunopathogenesis Course, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
April 2015 ~ Present: Associate Professor, Department of Global Health, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine at the University of the Ryukyus
My intention is to pursue research while always keeping in mind who are the beneficiaries of the research.
Research cannot proceed without the cooperation of many people. I emphasize research design and paper publication so that the results may be available to the world.