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physician

Kiwamu Okita, Japanese physician. Achievements include research in epatology, particularly hepatocarcinogenesis; research in mechanism of liver regeneration, management of liver diseases. Recipient Culture prize, 2007.

Background

Okita, Kiwamu was born on August 14, 1941 in Sakito, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan, 1974.

Career

Professor Yamaguchi University School Medicine, 1989—2005. Superintendent Shimonoseki Kouhsei Hospital, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in epatology, particularly hepatocarcinogenesis. Research in mechanism of liver regeneration, management of liver diseases.

Connections

Married Mieko Hirota. Children: Riki, Ema Matsubara, Jun.

spouse:
Mieko Hirota

child:
Riki Okita

child:
Ema Matsubara Okita

child:
Jun Okita