Dr Kiyoshi Kurokawa

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    • Dr Kiyoshi Kurokawa's details
      • Designation: Academic Fellow
      • Institution: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
      • Country: Japan
      • Thematic Area: Plenary Speaker on ‘Human Security’
    • Dr Kiyoshi Kurokawa's presentations
    • Kiyoshi Kurokawa, MD, MACP
    • Academic Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
    • Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute
    • Chair, Co-Founder, IMPACT Japan
    • Former President of Pacific Science Association (2003-2007)

    A graduate of University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine; in the US, 1969-85, was a professor of medicine, departments of medicine of UCLA School of Medicine (1979-84), of University of Tokyo, (1989-96), Dean of the Medical School at Tokai University (1996-2002), President of Science Council of Japan (2003-06), Science Advisor to the Prime Minister (2006-08).

    He served as an executive member of many national and international professional societies of his disciplines, Commissioner of WHO (2005-09), serve as Board members of A*STAR (Singapore), Khalifa University (Abu Dhabi), Advisory Board to the Prime Minister of Malaysia; elected member of various scientific societies including Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences of USA, Master of American College of Physicians and Founding Governor of ACP Japan Chapter, 2003-2011.

    He served and serves in many committees of the government of Japan. As December 2011-July 2012, he chaired Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission by the National Diet of Japan (NAIIC), received for his NAIIC work AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award, and ‘100 Top Global Thinkers 2012’ by ‘*Foreign Policy’*. His website: http://www.kiyoshikurokawa.com/en.