Graduated from Kyushu University School of Medicine in 1974, and proceeded to Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine with PhD in Social Medicine awarded in 1978. Attended the MSc course in Epidemiology 1980/1981 at LSHTM with MSc degree warded. Appointed Professor of Public Health, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, 1990–1995; Professor of Preventive Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka since 1995. A major reserach interest is cancer epidemiology especially with respect to nutrition and genetic susceptibility.
Biography Updated on 10 March 2010