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Kazuhito Shimada

Health facility administrator

Kazuhito Shimada, Japanese health facility administrator. Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine (delegate aerospace medicine 1997); certified National Aeronautics and Space Administration International Flight Surgeon, International Space Station Flight Surgeon. Recipient Certified, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1983.

Background

Shimada, Kazuhito was born on February 18, 1959 in Asahi, Chiba, Japan. Son of Tsutomu and Natsumi (Nomura).

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Tsukuba, Japan, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tsukuba, Japan, 1987. Master of Science in Aerospace Medicine, Wright State University, 1995.

Career

Otorhinolaryngologist Saku Sogo Hospital, Nagano, Japan, 1987-1988. Chief otolaryngology Ibaraki Kenritsu Chuo Hospital, Japan, 1989-1993. Chief medical operations Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation, Tsuchiura, 1998-1999.

Medical officer Space Station Department, National Space Development Agency of Japan, Ibaraki, 1993—2003, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Ibaraki, since 2003. Founding director Kenritsu Rehabilitation Center, Ibaraki, 1989-1990. Instructor Wright State University, Ohio, 1993-1995.

Resident National Aeronautics and Space Administration Johnson Space Center, 1995-1996. Lecturer University Tsububa, since 2000,, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine (delegate aerospace medicine 1997). Certified National Aeronautics and Space Administration International Flight Surgeon, International Space Station Flight Surgeon.

Works

  • Author: Sailplane Aerobatics, Japanese edition, 1990, Practical Wave Flying (translation), 1992.

Membership

Member American Medical Association, American College Preventive Medicine, Aerospace Medical Association of the United States and Japan, Civil Aviation Medical Association (United States), Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Society of Japan (delegate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flying, amateur radio, skiing, amateur astronomy, Judo.

Connections

Son of; married Fumi Matsuyama, September 30, 1990. Children: Yumi, Eiji, Mina.

father:
Tsutomu Son

mother:
Natsumi (Nomura) Son

spouse:
Fumi Matsuyama

children:
Yumi Shimada

Eiji Shimada

Mina Shimada