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Koichi Tagiguchi

Koichi Tagiguchi, Japanese cardiovascular center administrator. Achievements include patents for blood viscometer with vacuum glass suction tube and needle. Fellow: Japanese College Cardiology, American College Cardiology; member: Japanese Society Applied Physiology (president since 1999).

Background

  • Tagiguchi, Koichi was born on April 30, 1934 in Tamana, Japan. Son of Takashi Taniguchi and Yui Tanaguchi.

  • Education

    • Degree, Chiba University, Japan, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1962. Doctor Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1973—1979, associate professor, 1980—1991. Short-term consultant World Health Organization, Manila, 1985. President Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center, Maebashi, Japan, since 1992.

      President Gunma Prefectural Adult Institute, Maebashi, Japan, 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for blood viscometer with vacuum glass suction tube and needle.

    Works

    • Editor: Journal Japanese Applied Physiology, 1994, Journal Medicine and Pharmacy, 1996. Author: Physical Diagnosis, 1996.

    Membership

    Fellow: Japanese College Cardiology, American College Cardiology. Member: Japanese Society Applied Physiology (president since 1999).

    Connections

    • Married Setsu Tomita, November 14, 1963. 2 children.
    • father: Takashi Taniguchi
    • mother: Yui Tanaguchi
    • spouse: Setsu Tomita
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    Born April 30, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1956
      Chiba University
    • 1962
      Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    • 1973
      Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    • 1985
      short-term consultant, World Health Organization
      Manila, Philippines, Philippines
    • 1992
      president, Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center
      Maebashi, Gumma, Japan