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Councilor

Councilor Yoshiharu Yonekura, M.D., Ph.D.

PRESENT AFFILIATION
Senior Advisor, National Institutes for Quantumand Radiological Science and Technology
Council Member, Science Council of Japan
Chair, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)
EDUCATION
1976-1980 Postgraduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University (Ph.D.)
1967-1973 Kyoto University School of Medicine (M.D.)
EMPLOYMENT
2016- Senior Advisor, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
2006-2016 President, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan
1998-2006 Director, Biomedical Imaging Research Center, Fukui Medical University (2003 -, University of Fukui), Fukui, Japan
1995-2006 Professor, Biomedical Imaging Research Center, Fukui Medical University (2003 -, University of Fukui), Fukui, Japan
1990-1995 Associate Professor, Department of Brain Pathophysiology, Kyoto University School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
1987-1990 Lecturer, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kyoto University School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
1982-1983 Research Fellow, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
1980-1982 Visiting Assistant Scientist, Medical Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York, U.S.A.
1980-1987 Assistant Professor, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kyoto University School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
1975-1976 Clinical Fellow, Department of Radiology, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
1973-1975 Resident, Department of Radiology, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine
   2007-2008 President
   1999-2009 Board member
International Committee on Radiological Protection (ICRP)
   2013〜 Chair, ICRP Working Party and Task Group 101; Radiological Protection in Therapy with Radiopharmaceuticals
   2012-2014 Chair, ICRP Task Group 87; Radiological Protection in Ion Beam Radiotherapy
   2005〜 Member of ICRP Committee 3
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)
   2015-2016 Chair
   2014 Vice-chair
   2013 Rapporteur
   2013 Representative of Japan
Science Council of Japan
   2011〜 Council member
   2005-2011 Member
AWARDS
2001 Kuhl-Lassen Lectureship Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine (U.S.A.)
1985 Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine Award
PUBLICATIONS
3 Books
52 Book chapters
385 Peer reviewed articles in English