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Masaji NISHIMURA, Japan / Director


Department of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine
The University of Tokushima Graduate School

[Education]
1981 M.D. Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
1989 Ph.D. Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan

[Residencies]
1981 Clinical Fellow, Osaka University Hospital (Anesthesiology)
1983 Clinical Fellow, Osaka University Hospital (Intensive Care Medicine)

[Clinical Experience]
1982
1989-1991 Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health (Anesthesia)

[Research Fellowships]
1992-1994 Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

[Teaching Experience]
1984-1988 Assistant Professor, Osaka University Medical School
1992 Assistant Professor, Osaka University Medical School
1994-1996 Associate Professor, Hyogo College of Medicine
1996-1999 Assistant Professor, Osaka University Hospital
1999-2003 Associate Professor, Osaka University Hospital
2004 Professor, The Tokushima University Graduate School

[Professional Societies]
Japanese Society of Anesthesiology
Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine
Japan Society of Respiratory Care
Japanese Association for Acute Medicine
Japanese Respiratory Society
American Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society
European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
Society of Critical Care Medicine

[Major Research Interests]
Mechanical ventilation, Lung injury, Work of breathing