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Anatomist , educator , embryologist

Kohei Shiota, Japanese anatomist, embryologist, educator. Fellow World Academy Perinatal Medicine (associate); member Japanese Teratology Society (president 1996-1997, chairman board directors since 2004), Japanese Association Anatomists (board directors 1997-1998, since 2005), International Federation Teratology Societies (council since 1995), United States Teratology Society, Science Council Japan.

Background

Shiota, Kohei was born on September 1, 1946 in Ueno, Mie, Japan. Son of Kiyoshi and Fumiko Shiota.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University, Japan, 1976.

Career

Lecturer anatomy Kyoto University Faculty Medicine, 1979, associate professor teratology, 1981—1990, professor, chairman department anatomy and development biology, since 1990, director Congenital Anomalies Research Center, 1992—2008. Vice president Kyoto University, 2001—2004. Associate dean Kyoto University Graduate School Medicine, 2005—2007, dean, 2007—2008.

Associate member Science Council Japan, since 2006. Executive vice president Kyoto University, since 2008. Visiting scientist University Washington, Seattle, 1980-1982.

Visiting professor Free University, Berlin, 1988, 89. Member Advisory Committee Japanese Ministry of Health & Welfare, Tokyo, 1985-2000. Honorary visiting fellow University Leicester, England, 1993.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with H. Nishimura and other): Atlas of Human Prenatal Histology, 1983. Co-author: (with K.L. Moore and Television N. Persaud) Color Atlas of Clinical Embryology, 2000. Editor: Journal Congenital Anomalies, since 1990, Journal Reproductive Toxicology, 1995-1999, Journal Birth Defects Research, since 2003, Journal Anatomy, since 2006.

Membership

Fellow World Academy Perinatal Medicine (associate). Member Japanese Teratology Society (president 1996-1997, chairman board directors since 2004), Japanese Association Anatomists (board directors 1997-1998, since 2005), International Federation Teratology Societies (council since 1995), United States Teratology Society, Science Council Japan.

Connections

Married Mitsuko Maeda, May 19, 1974. Children: Hirokatsu, Hirotaka.

father:
Kiyoshi Shiota

mother:
Fumiko Shiota

spouse:
Mitsuko Maeda

child:
Hirokatsu Shiota

child:
Hirotaka Shiota