Councilor Yoshiharu Yonekura

Councilor	Yoshiharu Yonekura

Present position

Emeritus Professor, University of Fukui

Education

1976-1980
Postgraduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University (Ph.D.)
1967-1973
Kyoto University School of Medicine (M.D.)

Employment

2016-2019
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)
  • 2013-2019

    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

  • 2005-2017

    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
  • 2011-2017

    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

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