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Neurosurgeon

Hiroshi Morooka, Japanese neurosurgeon. Diplomate Japanese Board Neurological Surgery. Recipient Distinguished Professor award, BWW Society, Institute Advancement of Positive Global Solutions, California, 2003, Legion of Honor award, United Cultural Convention, North Carolina, 2005; National Research grantee, 1981.

Background

Morooka, Hiroshi was born on August 28, 1946 in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. Son of Shigeru and Akiko (Kobayashi) Morooka.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Okayama, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Okayama, 1978.

Career

Clinical assistant neurosurgery, U. Okayama Medical School, 1972-1977; instructor neurosurgery, U. Okayama Medical School, 1980-1983; assistant professor neurosurgery, U. Okayama Medical School, 1984-1986; research associate neurology, U. Miami (Florida) Medical School, 1977-1979; chief neurosurgery, Okayama Rousai Hospital, 1987-1992; chief neurosurgery, Bizen City Hospital, 1993-1995; chief neurosurgery, Okayama Saidaiji Hospital, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Japanese Board Neurological Surgery.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Cytoprotection & Cytobiology, 1995-1997, Medical Biochemical & Chemical Aspects of Free Radicals, 1989, Intracranial Pressure VII, 1989, Brain Edema IX, 1993.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Japan Neurological Society, Societas Neurologica Japonica, New York Academy of Sciences, American Heart Association, American Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf, the game of Go (7th degree).

Connections

Married Michiko Ninomiya, June 6, 1976. Children: Takatoshi, Hanako, Teruko.

father:
Shigeru Morooka

mother:
Akiko (Kobayashi) Morooka

spouse:
Michiko Ninomiya

child:
Teruko Morooka

child:
Hanako Morooka

child:
Takatoshi Morooka