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Koichi Tagiguchi

cardiovascular center administrator

Koichi Tagiguchi, Japanese cardiovascular center administrator. Achievements include patents for blood viscometer with vacuum glass suction tube and needle. Fellow: Japanese College Cardiology, American College Cardiology; member: Japanese Society Applied Physiology (president since 1999).

Background

Tagiguchi, Koichi was born on April 30, 1934 in Tamana, Japan. Son of Takashi Taniguchi and Yui Tanaguchi.

Education

Degree, Chiba University, Japan, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1962. Doctor Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1973.

Career

Assistant professor Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1973—1979, associate professor, 1980—1991. Short-term consultant World Health Organization, Manila, 1985. President Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center, Maebashi, Japan, since 1992.

President Gunma Prefectural Adult Institute, Maebashi, Japan, 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for blood viscometer with vacuum glass suction tube and needle.

Works

  • Editor: Journal Japanese Applied Physiology, 1994, Journal Medicine and Pharmacy, 1996. Author: Physical Diagnosis, 1996.

Membership

Fellow: Japanese College Cardiology, American College Cardiology. Member: Japanese Society Applied Physiology (president since 1999).

Connections

Married Setsu Tomita, November 14, 1963. 2 children.

father:
Takashi Taniguchi

mother:
Yui Tanaguchi

spouse:
Setsu Tomita