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Yoshiki Tokura

Yoshiki Tokura, Japanese dermatologist, educator. Medical diplomate of dermatology. Recipient award Japanese Society for Photomedicine and Photobiology, Tokyo, 1999, Japanese Society Investigative Dermatology award, 2001; research grantee Lydia O'Leary Memorial Foundation, Tokyo, 1994, Cosmetology Research Foundation, Tokyo, 1994, Shiseido Basic Research Foundation, Tokyo, 1995.

Background

  • Tokura, Yoshiki was born on July 17, 1954 in Fukuroi, Shizuoka, Japan. Son of Shouichi and Keiko (Honma) Tokura.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Hamamatsu (Japan) University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Hamamatsu (Japan) University, 1989.

    Career

    • Intern and resident School Medicine Hamamatsu University, 1982-1984, assistant instructor dermatology, 1984-1989, assistant professor, 1993-1900, associate professor, since 2000. Visiting scientist School Medicine Yale University, New Haven, 1989-1991. Chief dermatologist Shizuoka City Hospital, 1991-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Medical diplomate of dermatology.

    Membership

    Member Society for Investigative Dermatology, Japanese Dermatological Association (member board councillors since 1999), Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology (member board councillors since 1995, award 2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music.

    Connections

    • Married Miyako Tsuda, May 1, 1981. Children: Kotaro, Chihiro, Ryoji, Izumi.
    • father: Shouichi Tokura
    • mother: Keiko (Honma) Tokura
    • spouse: Miyako Tsuda
    • children: Kotaro Tokura
    • Chihiro Tokura
    • Ryoji Tokura
    • Izumi Tokura
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    Born July 17, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      Hamamatsu (Japan) University
    • 1989
      Hamamatsu (Japan) University
    • 1989 - 1991
      visiting scientist, School Medicine Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      chief dermatologist Shizuoka City Hospital