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Department Information

Global Health Care Center

Medical Services

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Chairman:
Prof. Koutaro Yokote

The Center for Global Health Care supports Chiba University Hospital’s global activities and brings our effort together to expand medical globalization.

In concert with our distinguished specialties and institutions inside and/or outside our hospital, the Center for Global Health Care supports global activities of Chiba University Hospital, such as acceptance of international patients who live outside Japan, global medical education and sending staff to overseas medical institutions, thus bringing our effort together to expand medical globalization.

Promoting acceptance of international patients and supporting their hospital visits/stay

Through organizations such as Medical Excellence JAPAN (MEJ), our center promotes international patients acceptance and assist coordination of the hospital visits and stay to our distinguished specialists.

Facilitating and supporting the acceptance of international health care professionals and researchers

Our center supports the acceptance of brilliant health care professionals and researchers from overseas international research / healthcare / educational institutions in collaboration with each specialty departments. We also support acceptance of international physicians and students for educational training.

Supports for sending staff to overseas medical organizations

Our center, in collaboration with each specialty departments, provides administrative supports to send our staff to overseas research / health care / educational institutions for training and research.

Planning overseas public relations (PR)

The Center for Global Health Care plans overseas PR activities including the creation of an effective English website in collaboration with the PR section.

Other tasks to promote globalization

The Center for Global Health Care promotes other tasks including arranging language seminars for hospital staff and international teleconferences to promote globalization.

Staff

Physician name Position Specialty Accreditation
Koutaro Yokote Center Director, Vice Director, Professor at the Department of Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology Diabetes, dyslipidemia, arteriosclerosis, geriatric medicine, and progeria Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Master of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine (FJSIM)
Board Certified Member of the Japan Geriatrics Society
Fellow of the Japan Geriatrics Society
Board Certified Diabetologist of the Japan Diabetes Society
Fellow of the Japan Diabetes Society
Board Certified Specialist of the Japan Atherosclerosis Society
Medical Doctor who specializes care of obesity-related health problems
Board Certified Endocrinologist (by JES)
Shigeki Hirano Lecturer at the Department of Neurology Clinical neurology, brain nuclear medicine, Parkinson's disease and related diseases, dementia related diseases. Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Neurology
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Master of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Dementia Research
Toshibumi Taniguchi Assistant Professor at the Division of Infectious Diseases General infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, hospital epidemiology, tropical medicine, travel medicine American Board of Internal Medicine: Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Association of Infectious Diseases
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Master of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine (FJSIM)
International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM), Certificate in Travel Health™
ICD (Infection Control Doctor)
Nozomu Sakai Assistant Professor at the Department of General Surgery, Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Unit Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Board Certified Surgeon of The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery
Board Certified Surgeon in Gastroenterology
Board Certified Hepatologist of the Japan Society of Hepatology
Yoshihito Kameda Planning Office of Director General, Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Preventive Medical Science Health Policy, Public health, Health Science, Cardiology Board Certified Member of Japan Board of Public Health and Social Medicine
Midori Kogure Head Nurse
Yoshimasa Nakayama Deputy Director (General Administration)
Kiyoko Uchida Administrative Staff (General Administration)

Contact

For further information, please contact: byoin-kokusai [at] chiba-u.jp

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