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Ophthalmologist

Akihiko Tawara, Japanese ophthalmologist. Grantee Ministry Education, Science and Culture, Government Japan, 1979, 1982, 1990-1992, since 1995, Japan Ophthalmologists Association, 1990.

Background

Tawara, Akihiko was born on June 18, 1947 in Fukuoka, Japan. Son of Tatsuhiko and Tamano Tawara.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Kurume University, Japan, 1974. Doctor of Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1982.

Career

Clinical staff Kyushu University, 1978—1983, assistant professor medicine, 1989—1996. Director Saiseikai Hospital, Fukuoka, 1983—1986. Postdoctoral fellow Baylor University College Medicine, Houston, 1987—1989.

Associate professor medicine Wakayama Medical College, Japan, 1996—1998. Professor medicine, chairman department University Occupational and Environmental Health Japan, Kitakyushu, since 1999. Public lecturer Yamaguchi (Japan) Ophthalmologists Society, 2000, Wakayama Health Center, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ocular Cell Biology, 2000, Retinal Degeneration, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Japanese Society Occupational Medicine and Traumatology (councilor since 2002), Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, International Society Eye Research, Japanese Society Ophthalmic Pathology since 1999, Japan Glaucoma Society since 1997, (Suda research award 1990), Japanese Ophthalmol. Society since 2001, (editor Journal since 2001).

Connections

Married Kazuko Kitazaki, November 4, 1974. 2 children.

father:
Tatsuhiko Tawara

mother:
Tamano Tawara

spouse:
Kazuko Kitazaki