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, and 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 2014, Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. Founding Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute. Representative Director, GHIT Fund. Dec. 2011 - July 2012, Chairman, Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission, National Diet of Japan. Member of G8 World Dementia Council since 2014. Member, various ministry committees, Japanese government. Author of numerous books, chapters and papers.