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Medical educator

Masaki Kitajima, Japanese medical educator. Achievements include research in minimally invasive surgery and transplantation; patents for manipulator of tactile sensation. Recipient Fukuzawa prize, Keio University School Medicine, Nakayama Komei award, Japan Society Clinical Oncology, Knight's Cross Order merit, Republic Hungary.

Background

Kitajima, Masaki was born on August 2, 1941 in Yokohama, Japan. Son of Takeo and Fumie Kitajima.

Career

Vice president International University Health Welfare (IUHW), Minato-ku, since 2007. Director Mita Hospital (IUHW), Japan, since 2007. Emeritus professor Keio University.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in minimally invasive surgery and transplantation. Patents for manipulator of tactile sensation.

Membership

Member Official Discipline Law. Member of New England Journal Medicine (editorial board member), Science Council Japan, European Academy of Sciences, Amerian Surgical Association (honorary), Royal College Surgeon England (honorary).

Connections

Married Hiroe Kitajima. Children: Masayuki, Miki.

father:
Takeo Kitajima

mother:
Fumie Kitajima

spouse:
Hiroe Kitajima

child:
Masayuki Kitajima

child:
Miki Kitajima