Kanazawa University, Japan
Dr. Hiroshi Ichimura serves as the Dean of Kanazawa University Graduate School of Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences. He graduated from Yamaguchi University School of Medicine in 1980, obtained a Ph.D. from Tottori University, Japan, and did his post-doctoral training at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas in 1985â€“1987, and at the University of California, San Francisco, in 1991â€“1992. He became the Professor of Department of Viral Infection and International Health, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University in 1999. He has studies viral infectious diseases, such as HIV/AIDS, human papilloma virus, and hepatitis viruses in Kenya and Vietnam.