Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Retention of physicians in rural Japan: concerted efforts of the government, prefectures, municipalities and medical schools

Masatoshi  Matsumoto

Prof Masatoshi Matsumoto

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, literature review, supplied data, wrote the first draft

position: Lecturer

Japan

Masatoshi Matsumoto is the professor of rural health at Hiroshima University, Japan. He is a general practitioner who worked for some years in the least populated mountain village in rural Japan. He has taught rural health at Jichi Medical University, the Japanese medical school founded solely for producing rural doctors, for more than ten years. His academic interests are rural health policy, rural medical education, medical anthropology and rural community-based epidemiology.


Kazuo  Inoue

Prof Kazuo Inoue

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, literature review, contributed to drafts

position: Professor

Japan

I am an alumni of Jichi Medical University and have practiced in rural areas for 13 years. In 2003, I became a faculty of Department of Public Health, Uiversity of Tokyo. In 2009, I moved to Teikyo Unversity School of Medicine as the founding professor of Department of Community Medicine. You can look at my information at http://www.e-campus.gr.jp/staffinfo/public/staff/detail/1548/165. Sorry for Japanese, but you can see my work in English.


Eiji  Kajii

Eiji Kajii

qualifications: MD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Professor


Keisuke   Takeuchi

Keisuke Takeuchi

qualifications: MD

position: Professor


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