- Academic Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan
1962, MD, Univ. of Tokyo. 1979-84, Prof., UCLA School of Medicine; 1989-96, Prof., Univ. of Tokyo; 1996-2002, Dean and Prof., Tokai Univ. School of Medicine; 1999-2002, Vice-President, then 2002-06, President, Science Council of Japan; 2006-08, Special Adviser, Cabinet of Japan; 2005-09, Commissioner, Commission for Social Determinants of Health, WHO; since 2006, Academic Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. Founding Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute. Chair, IMPACT Japan. Chair and Representative Director, GHIT. Dec. 2011 - July 2012, Chairman, Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission, National Diet of Japan. Member, various ministry committees, Japanese government. Author of numerous books, chapters and papers.