Hokkaido University Center for Environmental and Health Sciences


Hokkaido University Center for Environmental and Health Sciences

Professor Reiko KISHI



Professor Kishi Pic




M.D., Hokkaido University, School of Medicine (1971)

Ph.D., Hokkaido University, Graduate School of
Medicine (1977)

M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health(1989)


2.Professional experience:


Professor of Center for Environmental and Health Science,
Hokkaido University


Japan and Malaysian JICA program: Expert Scientist for Industrial Health


Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences,
Hokkaido University School of Medicine


Visiting Professor, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland


Associate Professor, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine


Adjunct Assistant Professor, The University of Miami


Instructor, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine


3.Societal Activities

・Member of Science Council of Japan (2005-)

・Chairperson: Committee on Public Health Sciences (2005-2011)

・Chairperson: Committee on Restructuring of the System
Concerning Work Employment  (2009-2011)

・Chairperson: Food Hygiene Council of Japan Committee,
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Japan(2005-)

・Chairperson: Academic Committee, Japan Environment and Children’s
Study, Ministry of Environment, Japan (2009-)

・Member of Labor Council of Hokkaido Government, Japan

・Medical Adviser in Industrial Health, Hokkaido Government, Japan


4.Activities in Scientific Associations:

・President of 81st Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Industrial
Health (2008)

・President of 64th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Public Health

・President of the Japanese Society of Cancer Epidemiology (2003)

・Member, Scientific Committee of Neurotoxicity and Psychophysiology of
International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH),

・Member, International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE)

・Member, International Epidemiological Association (IEA)


5.Honors and Awards

 ・The Japanese Society for Hygiene Award (2012)

For Life Course Approaches of the Large Scale Birth Cohort Studies of
Children; Environment and Children’s Health, Development , Allergy and

 ・Highest Academic Prize for the Distinguished Research of the
JapanMedical Association (2009);

For Long-Term Scientific Efforts to Elucidate the Subtle Environmental
Health Risks to Workers and the Vulnerable Population,
i.e., Children and Offspring, Due to Environmental Chemicals.

 ・Outstanding Research Award, Japan Society for Occupational
Health (2003)

For New Methodological Developments for the Risk Assessment of Workers
Exposed to Organic Solvents, Metals and Other Potential
Neurobehavioral Hazards in the Workplace

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