Educational Background

2002 – 2008: Sapporo Medical University (Medical Doctor)
2014 – 2015: Harvard School of Public Health (Master of Public Health)
2016 – 2021: Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo (PhD in Global Health)

Career Background

Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Health , St Luke’s International University 04/2024 - present
Associate Professor and Section Chief, Section of Global Health, Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan. 12/2021 - 03/2024
Consultant, Department of Ageing and Life Course, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office. 12/2019 – 03/2024
Consultant, Gate’s Foundation Tokyo Office, Tokyo, Japan. 3/2018 – present
Project Researcher, Department of Global Health Policy, University of Tokyo, Japan. 05/2017 – 03/2024
Deputy Director, Office for International Cooperation, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan. 5/2016 – 9/2016
Section Chief, Office for Maternal and Child Health, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan. 11/2012 - 5/2013
General Practitioner, Department of Internal Medicine, St Luke’s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan 4/2008 - 3/2011, 6/2015 – 12/2015

Major Publications

Related Research Projects

Health System Strengthening and surge capacity for future pandemics
Assessment of the role and function of WHO’s International Health Regulation