Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine

【Departmental Policies】

Research Policy

 

All members of the department should not only work together to promote research and activities contributing to public health, but also aim to be leaders in their respective fields.

To this end, keeping the following in mind at all times, they should: 

  • take care of their own health by striving to achieve a healthy work-life balance

  • define their own research topic based on their own interests and social needs

  • develop and enrich their field of research and listen carefully to those in the community

  • respect the expertise of other members, while sharing their own views and expertise, and engage in open discussion toward the solution of public health issues.

  • proceed with their research according to a well-defined plan, and with patience and care

  • write up and publish their results, make them available to the public, so that they can contribute to public health activities.

 

Education Policy

 

All department members should earnestly engage in lectures and practical classes for undergraduate medical students to produce future doctors who are:

  • attentive to public health issues, and focus not only disease, but also on people’s comprehensive health and well-being

  • equipped and motivated to ask pertinent questions during their clinical practice, and able to plan and conduct appropriate clinical studies to resolve these questions on their own.

 

【Department History】

June 1956

Sanshi Abe, Associate Professor in the Department of Hygiene, Hokkaido University, School of Medicine, becomes the first Professor in the Department of Public Health.

November 1963

The 15th Meeting of the Hokkaido Society of Public Health is held. (President: Sanshi Abe)

 

September 1964

The 21st Meeting of the Japanese Society of Public Health is held. (President: Sanshi Abe)

 

November 1964

The 16th Meeting of the Hokkaido Society of Public Health is held. (President: Sanshi Abe)

 

March 1971

Sanshi Abe retires as Professor.

 

September 1971

Keizo Ishii, Virus Inspection Manager at the National Institute of Health, becomes the Department’s second Professor.

 

November 1978

The 30th Meeting of the Hokkaido Society of Public Health is held. (President: Keizo Ishii)

 

October 1982

The 17th Meeting of the Hokkaido Association of School Health is held. (President: Keizo Ishii)

 

March 1984

Keizo Ishii retires as Professor (Final lecture: ‘Epidemiology of Viral Conjunctivitis’)

 

October 1984

Kiyotaro Kondo, Clinical Neurology Manager at the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, becomes the Department’s third Professor.

 

July 1986

Special Lecture and Celebration Party for the 30th Anniversary of the Department of Public Health

 

October 1996

The 41st Meeting of the Japan Society of Human Genetics is held. (Chairman: Kiyotaro Kondo)

 

November 1996

The 48th Meeting of the Hokkaido Society of Public Health is held. (President: Kiyotaro Kondo)

 

March 1997

Kiyotaro Kondo retires as Professor (Final lecture: ‘Public health of Tomorrow – Aiming at Prediction’)

 

September 1997

Reiko Kishi, Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, becomes the Department’s fourth

Professor.

 

August 2000

The 6th Social Medicine Summer Seminar is held. (Organizer: Reiko Kishi)

 

September 2001

The 29th Meeting of the Organic Solvent Poisoning Study Group is held. (Organizer: Reiko Kishi)

 

June 2003

The 26th Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cancer Epidemiology is held. (President: Reiko Kishi)

 

September 2005

The 64th Meeting of the Japanese Society of Public Health is held. (President: Reiko Kishi)

 

September 2006

Special Lecture and Celebration Party for the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Public Health

 

June 2008

The 81st Meeting of the Japan Society for Occupational Health is held. (President: Reiko Kishi)

 

March 2010

Reiko Kishi retires as Professor (Final lecture: ‘From Health Risk Solutions to a Safe Society – Progress in Public Health and My Own Story –)

 

April 2012

Akiko Tamakoshi, Project Professor in the School of Medicine, Aichi Medical University, becomes the Department’s fifth Professor.

[Contact Us]

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Address

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Phone:+81.11-706-5068
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Department of Public Health,
Hokkaido University Faculty of Medicine,
Graduate School of Medicine,
School of Medicine