Kiyoshi Kurokawa

Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa is Chairman of the Health and Global Policy Institute, a Tokyo-based think-tank. He is a professor emeritus at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), the University of Tokyo and the Tokai University, Member of World Dementia Council (WDC), International Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC), John B. Little (JBL) Center for Radiation Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. After graduating from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine, he served as a professor at the School of Medicine of UCLA (1979-1984), University of Tokyo (1989-1996), the dean of Tokai University School of Medicine (1996-2002), the president of the Science Council of Japan (2003-2006), the science advisor to the Prime Minister (2006-2008), World Health Organization (WHO) commissioner (2005-2009), Chair and Representative Director of Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund: 2013-2018) and the executive member of many other national and international professional societies. He was also the chairman of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission by the National Diet of Japan from December 2011 to July 2012. He was appointed chair of AI Advisory Board by Economic Revitalization Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura in July 2020.

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