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neursurgery educator

Akira Tanaka, Japanese neursurgery educator. Board certified neurosurgeon, Japan. Member Japan Neurosurg. Society, Japan Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism Society (councilor since 1989), International Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism Society.

Background

Tanaka, Akira was born on May 22, 1941 in Mikuriya, Nagasaki, Japan. Son of Masaki Mori and Matsue (Kanoh) Tanaka.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Kyushu University Medical School, Fukuoka, Japan, 1967. Division of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University Medical School, Fukuoka, Japan, 1974.

Career

Visiting associate National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1971-1973. Instructor Fukuoka University Medical School, Fukuoka, 1974-1978, assistant professor neurosurgery, 1978-1987, associate professor neurosurgery, 1988-1994, professor neurosurgery, since 1995. Chief neurosurgery department Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan, since 1985.

Secretary general International Medical Conference, 1992.

Achievements

  • Board certified neurosurgeon, Japan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (medical book) Quantitative Cerebral Blood Flow, 1995.

Membership

Member Japan Neurosurg. Society, Japan Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism Society (councilor since 1989), International Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, swimming, golf, tennis, game of go.

Connections

Married Fumiko Ohbayashi, April 19, 1969. Children: Eri, Mari, Rika.

father:
Masaki Mori Tanaka

mother:
Matsue (Kanoh) Tanaka

spouse:
Fumiko Ohbayashi

child:
Eri Tanaka

child:
Mari Tanaka

child:
Rika Tanaka