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Epidemiology educator

Masaharu Yamamoto, Japanese epidemiology educator. Member Japanese Society Public Health (councilor since 1983), Japanese Society Hygiene (councilor since 1968), International Epidemiological Association, Rotary (officer district 256 Niigata since 1984, Rotary Foundation grantee 1979).

Background

Yamamoto, Masaharu was born on December 4, 1943 in Niigata, Japan. Son of Mitsuji Fujitani and Setsuko Yamamoto.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Niigata University, 1968. Master in Public Health, University Texas, Houston, 1980.

Career

Research fellow Epidemiology Study Center, Boston University, 1969-1972. Research associate Niigata University School Medicine, 1972-1974, lecturer epidemiology, 1973-1978, associate professor, 1978-1983, professor, since 1983. Director committee on community health and clinical services Niigata Prefecture, l986-87, committee on prevention arsenic poisoning, l987-88.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over l00 articles on congenital malformation and cancer to medical journals.

Membership

Member Japanese Society Public Health (councilor since 1983), Japanese Society Hygiene (councilor since 1968), International Epidemiological Association, Rotary (officer district 256 Niigata since 1984, Rotary Foundation grantee 1979).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, playing the flute.

Connections

Married Yumi Ishiguro, September 22, 1968. Children: Ken, Homare.

father:
Mitsuji Fujitani

mother:
Setsuko Yamamoto

spouse:
Yumi Ishiguro

child:
Ken Yamamoto

child:
Homare Yamamoto