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Internist , research scientist

Akira Hishinuma, Japanese internist, research scientist. Grantee, Minister Education, Science and Culture Japan, 1993, 1998—2007, Ichiro Kanehara Foundation, 1995, Japan Private School Promotion Foundation, 1996-1997, Charitable Trust Clinical Pathology Research Foundation of Japan, 2001.

Background

Hishinuma, Akira was born on December 6, 1956 in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Shoji and Chieko (Hirokawa) Hishinuma.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Gunma University, Maebashi, Japan, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1987. Doctor in Medical Sciences, Dokkyo University, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan, 1993.

Career

Fellow Yale University School Medicine, New Haven, 1986. Research fellow Arizona Research Laboratories, University Arizona, Tucson, 1987. Physician Dokkyo University School Medicine, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan, 1987-1994, lecturer Japan, 1994-1997, associate professor Japan, since 1997.

Membership

Member of Japanese Society Genetic Counseling (certified physician), New York Academy of Sciences, American Diabetes Association, Japanese Society for Clinical Chemistry, Japan Endocrine Society (councillor), Society Neurosci., Japanese Thyroid Association (certified physician), Japanese Society Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Japanese Diabetes Society, Japanese Society Internal Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, flute.

Connections

Married Yoko Matoh, February 17, 1991. Children: Chihiro, Haruka.

father:
Shoji Hishinuma

mother:
Chieko (Hirokawa) Hishinuma

spouse:
Yoko Matoh

child:
Chihiro Hishinuma

child:
Haruka Hishinuma