Doctor of Medicine, Tohoku University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, 1987.
Internist, cardiologist department internal medicine Takeda General Hospital, Aizuwakamatsu City, Japan, 1981-1983. Invited research fellow department medicine Melbourne University, 1985-1987. Assistant professor 2nd department internal medicine Tohoku University, Sendai City, Japan, since 1989.
Chief internal medicine Sendai City Hospital, 1993-1995.
Member American Society Hypertension, International Society Hypertension.
Married Yumiko Tanji, March 7, 1982. Children: Ayako, Tomohiro.