Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Dr. Kotaro Ozasa graduated from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine (KPUM) in 1981, obtained a medical doctor license, and received training in internal medicine. Then he studied social medicine in the Graduate School of KPUM and obtained a PhD degree in 1989. He served as a teacher in epidemiology and public health at the university until 2008. From 2008 to 2022, he was the Chief of Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, and served for follow-up studies of atomic bomb survivors and their children. Currently he is the Specially Appointed Professor at the Health Management Centre, KPUM, and also Consultant of the Dept. Epidemiology, RERF. He is a member of the Committee 1 of the ICRP (2017-2025) and a member of the Japanese delegation to the UNSCEAR (2013, 2018-2022).