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Dr. Itsuo Asai is a psychiatrist, and the chairman of the board of directors at Heart Clinic Medical Corporation in Japan. In addition, he serves as a board member for several professional organizations including the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry (WACP), the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists (PRCP) and the Japanese Society of Transcultural Psychiatry (JSTP). He has been appointed as the grand chairman of the WACP and PRCP joint congress 2025 Tokyo.
Dr. Asai’s expertise extends to education, research, and quality control processes, and he has been involved in numerous international research projects on alcoholism and other psychiatric disorders. He has published several books and articles on various mental health issues such as MDD, Tourette Syndrome and Adjustment Disorder. His present research interests are in the area of neurodiversity, Tourette Syndrome and AI in psychiatry.
He has also organized several conferences for psychiatrists in Kanagawa prefecture and served as the managing advisor for the secretariat of an educational program aimed at solving transcultural problems.
Dr. Asai earned BA from Tokyo University in the Department of Literature, Japanese literature, and MD from Chiba University in the Department of Medicine.