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Medical educator

Masanobu Kawakami, Japanese medical educator. Diplomate Endocrine Board, Diabetes Board, Internal Medicine Board, Japan. Member Japanese Society Internal Medicine (executive), Japan Endocrine Society (executive), Japan Atherosclerosis Society (executive), Japan Society Study Obesity (executive), Japan Diabetes Society.

Background

Kawakami, Masanobu was born on September 1, 1946 in Tokyo. Son of Masamitsu and Sadako (Maejima) Kawakami.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Tokyo, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1983.

Career

Staff associate Columbia University, New York City, 1975-1979. Research associate Rockefeller University, 1979-1981, assistant professor, 1981-1982. Physician University Tokyo Hospital, 1982-1983.

Division head National Medical Center, Tokyo, 1983-1989. Associate professor Jichi Medical School, Omiya, 1989-1997, professor, chairman department medicine, since 1997, vice-director Omiya Medical Center, 2000—2003, director, 2003—2007, Saitama Medical Center, since 2007. Adjunct assistan professor Rockefeller University, 1982—1983.

Member adjunct faculty University Tokyo, 1984—2001.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Endocrine Board, Diabetes Board, Internal Medicine Board, Japan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Japanese Society Internal Medicine (executive), Japan Endocrine Society (executive), Japan Atherosclerosis Society (executive), Japan Society Study Obesity (executive), Japan Diabetes Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, travel, skiing.

Connections

Married Reiko Hayashi. Children: Masamichi, Masanori.

father:
Masamitsu Kawakami

mother:
Sadako (Maejima) Kawakami

spouse:
Reiko Hayashi

child:
Masamichi Kawakami

child:
Masanori Kawakami