WysiWyg announces the appointment of Dr. Teruhiko Higuchi as our new medical advisor.
Dr. Higuchi is an exceptionally dedicated psychiatrist – the first person from Asia to have been awarded the Golden Kraepelin Medal; he also serves as the Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry of Japan.
Teruhiko Higuchi Biography
|1972||Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo University.|
|1979||Obtained a doctorate in medicine (MD and PhD).|
|1981||Research exchange in neuroendocrinology, physiological department, faculty of medicine, University of Manitoba, Canada.|
|1989||Assistant professor, department of neuropsychiatry, Gunma University, Japan.|
|1994||Professor, the Institution for Neuropsychiatry, Fujigaoka Hospital, Showa University, Japan.|
|1999||Hospital vice-director, Kohnodai Hospital, National Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, Japan. Appointed as director in 2000.|
|2007||President, National Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, Japan.|
|2010||Chairman and president, National Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, Japan.|
|2014||First Japanese scientist to be awarded the Golden Kraepelin Medal.|
|2016||Resigned as chairman and president for the National Center for Psychiatry and Neurology. Elected as honorary chairman.|