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Yasuhiro OTOMO, Japan / Professor


Department of Acute Critical Care and Disaster Medicine
Tokyo Medical and Dental University

[Educational Qualifications]

1978-1984 Nippon Medical School
1984 M.D. degree licensed
1988-1992 Graduate Student in Nippon Medical School,
1992 Ph.D. (Dr. of Medical Science) degree conferred

[Professional Training and Employment]

1984 Resident, Nippon Medical School Hospital
1995 Assistant Professor, Dep. of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Nippon Medical School
1995 Chief, 2nd Division of Surgery, National Disaster Medical Center
2000 Deputy director, Trauma and Critical Care Medical Center, National Disaster Medical Center
2002 Visiting Scholar, Dep. of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center
2002 Director, Trauma and Critical Care Medical Center, National Disaster Medical Center
From 2006 Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Acute Critical Care and Disaster Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medicine
From 2007 Director, Shock Trauma and Emergency medical center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University hospital of Medicine

[Current Activities]
・He has been the chairman of the research project for establisment of emergency medical system to countermeasure against CBRNE disaster/terrorism funded by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare from 2006.
・He has been one of the core members of executive committee on Japan Disaster Medical Assistance Team (Japan DMAT) from 2005.

[Memberships]

Japanese Association for Acute Medicine (Faculty)
Japan Surgical Society (member, committee on education and training)
Japanese Association for the Surgery of Trauma (executive board member)
Japanese Association for Disaster Medicine (executive board member)
Japanese Society for Emergency Medicine (Faculty)
Japanese Society for the Acute Care Surgery (executive board member)

[Medical License/Board Certification]

Japan National Board for Medical Doctor (#282096)
Japanese Board of Acute Medicine (#720)
Fellow of Japanese Association for Acute Medicine (#181)
Japanese Board of Surgery (#1906733)
Fellow of Japan Surgical Society (#S006373)
Fellow of American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

[Areas of research interest]

Trauma Surgery/Acute Care Surgery

Diagnosis of Abdominal/Thoracic Trauma
Trauma Data Bank, Trauma epidemiology

Intensive Care

Brain Hypothermia
Management of Severe Sepsis
Diagnosis and Management of DIC

Disaster Medicine

Mass Casualty Management
Medical Management for Large Scale Earthquake
Medical Management for CBRNE terrorism