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medical nutritionist

Toshio Oiso, Japanese medical nutritionist. Decorated 2d order Sacred Treasure; named Honorary Citizen, City of New Orleans, 1957; recipient Minister's award, 1953, 69, 76.

Background

Oiso, Toshio was born on April 2, 1908 in Tokyo. Son of Yasoji and Fusako (Ishiyama) Oiso.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Medical Faculty Kyoto Imperial U., 1935, Doctor of Medicine 1942;m. Miyako Moribe, April 20, 1940.

Career

Research member Institute Nutrition, Tokyo, 1935-1938. Administrative official Ministry Health and Welfare Japan, Tokyo, 1938-1950, chief section nutrition, 1953-1963, chief section health, safety, personnel authority, Tokyo, 1950-1953. Councillor science and technical Minister's Secretariat, 1963-1965.

Director general National Institute Nutrition, Tokyo, 1965-1974. Executive director International Medical Foundation Japan, Tokyo, 1974-1985, director general, 1985-1991. Member various professional councils.

Lecturer University Kyoto, 1962-1974, University Tokyo, 1968, also others. Panelist United States Japan Corporation Medical Science Program, 1966-1974. Member advisory panel nutrition World Health Organization, since 1955.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author books in field. Research, publications in field.

Membership

Member Japanese Society Food and Nutrition, Japanese Society Public Health, Japanese Society Vitaminology, Japanese Society Pediatrics, Food and Nutrition Research Association (president since 1976), International Union Nutrition Sciences (council 1978-1981), American Institute Nutrition (honorary), Federation Asian Nutrition Socs. (council 1980-1983). Buddhist.

Connections

Married Miyako Moribe, April 20, 1940. Children– Katsuyoshi, Masayoshi, Hisayoshi.

father:
Yasoji Oiso

mother:
Fusako (Ishiyama) Oiso

spouse:
Miyako Moribe

child:
Katsuyoshi Oiso

child:
Masayoshi Oiso

child:
Hisayoshi Oiso