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Humio Osaki

parasitology educator , physician

Humio Osaki was Japanese parasitology educator, physician.

Background

Osaki, Humio was born on June 4, 1916 in Hirosaki, Japan. Son of Bunhitiro and Taka (Takahara).

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Okayama (Japan) Medical College, 1942. Doctor Medical Science, Osaka (Japan) University, 1960.

Career

Physician Nagata Health Insurance Clinic, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, 1947-1955. Research associate Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1956-1958. Assistant professor Osaka University Dental School, 1959-1961.

Associate professor Okayama University Medical School, 1961-1966. Professor University Tokushima (Japan) School Medicine, 1966-1981. Vice president Kochi Medical School, Nankoku, Kochi, Japan, 1982-1986.

Honorary director Yagi Hospital, Mihara, Hyogo, from 1987. Director juridical person Awaji-shima Fukushikai, from 1987. Professor emeritus University Tokushima, Japan, 1984, Kochi Medical School, Japan, 1986.

Membership

Captain medical department Japanese Army, 1942-1946. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (London). Member Japanese Society Parasitology (honorary, Koizumi-Syo award 1970), Japanese Society Tropical Medicine (honorary), Japanese Society Clinical Parasitology (honorary), Japan Society Protozoology (honorary), Japanese-German Association Protozoan Diseases (vice president), Society Protozoologists (emeritus), Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (life), Friendship and Exchange Society (honorary), Sigma Xi (life).

Connections

Son of; married Omori Toyoko, December 3, 1961. Children: Masami, Yoko.

father:
Bunhitiro Son

mother:
Taka (Takahara) Son

spouse:
Omori Toyoko

children:
Masami Osaki

Yoko Osaki