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department chairman , Medical educator

Yoshio Hirota, Japanese medical educator, department chairman. Achievements include research in influenza vaccine epidemiology. Recipient Osaka Mayor's award, Osaka City, 2006-2007. Active Health Science Council, Ministry Health, since 2001; Member of New York Academy of Sciences, Nepal Medical Association.

Background

Hirota, Yoshio was born on November 5, 1948 in Fukuoka, Japan. Son of Toshichiro and Kikue Hirota.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, 1973.

Career

Research associate Kurume University Faculty Medicine, 1973—1978. Assistant professor Tsukuba University, Institute Community Medicine, Japan, 1978—1981. Deputy director Public Health Bureu, Ministry Health & Welfare, 1981—1987.

Associate professor Kyushu University Faculty Medicine, Fukuoka, 1987—1999. Professor & chairman Department Public Health, Osaka City University Faculty Medicine, Japan, since 1999. Colombo plan officer Tuberculosis control Ministry Health, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1976—1978, chairman, research committee, 2002—2009, chairman, committee influenza pandmic preparedness, 2003—2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in influenza vaccine epidemiology.

Membership

Active Health Science Council, Ministry Health, since 2001. Member of New York Academy of Sciences, Nepal Medical Association.

Connections

Married Hanae Matsumura. Children: Shin, Sunao, Fumi.

father:
Toshichiro Hirota

mother:
Kikue Hirota

spouse:
Hanae Matsumura

child:
Shin Hirota

child:
Sunao Hirota

child:
Fumi Hirota