Board of Directors

East Asia

Mitsuru Suzuki

Mitsuru Suzuki

鈴木満 (Mitsuru Suzuki)

Mitsuru Suzuki MD PhD

Mental Health Consultant
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8919
Phone: +81(0)3-5501-8000 ext.5669
Fax: +81(0)3-5501-8429
Email: mitsuru.suzuki@mofa.go.jp
radius607@gmail.com

Education

1982-86 – PhD, School of Medicine, Iwate Medical University (Morioka, Japan)
Thesis: “Transplantation of Hippocampal Anlagen into Cerebella of Adult Rats”
1976-82 – MD, School of Medicine, Iwate Medical University

Licensing & Specialist Qualification

2006 – Supervisory Doctor of Psychiatry, Japan
2005 – Supervisory Doctor of Geriatric Psychiatry, Japan
2003 – Special Advisor of Transcultural Psychiatry, Japan
1999 – Registered Consultant of Occupational Medicine, Japan Medical Association
1987 – Designated Psychiatrist, The Ministry of Health and Welfare of Japan
1982 – Medical License, Japan

Academic Appointments

2009-17 – Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Iwate Medical University
2000-09 – Associate Professor, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Iwate Medical University
1992-00 – Lecturer, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Iwate Medical University
1988-92 – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Norman and Sadie Lee Research Centre, Laboratory of Neurobiology, National Institute for Medical Research (London, UK)
1987-88 – Visiting Research Fellow, Laboratory of Neurobiology, National Institute for Medical Research (London, UK)
1986-87 – Instructor, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Iwate Medical University.

Memberships in Professional Societies

The Japanese Society of Psychiatry
Japanese Society of Transcultural Psychiatry (executive board member)
The Japanese Association for Emergency Psychiatry
Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry
Japanese Psychogeriatric Society
Japanese Society for Occupational Psychiatry

Selected Published Papers and Presentations

  • Mitsuru Suzuki and Geoffrey Raisman: Multifocal pattern of postnatal development of the macroglial framework of the rat fimbria. Glia 12 : p.294-308 (1994)
  • Mitsuru Suzuki, Keiko Obara, Yuka Sasaki, Koichi Matoh, Akihiro Kitabatake, Katsuya Sasaki and Fumiaki Nunosawa: Comparison of perivascular astrocytic structure between white matter and gray matter of rats. Brain Research992: p.294-297 (2003)
  • Mitsuru Suzuki: The Growing Need for Multicultural Services in the Regional Psychiatry System in Japan. First International Symposium of Transcultural Psychiatry (Sao Paulo, Brazil), 2008.8.30
  • Mitsuru Suzuki: General View of the Disaster and Mental Health Services for Foreigners. Symposium: Japan-Philippine Collaborative Outreach to Disaster Area of the Great East Japan Earthquake. WPA Regional Meeting. (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) 2011.11.4
  • Mitsuru Suzuki: Rebuilding Community Mental Care System after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Toward Transformation and Regeneration of Kin-, Territory- and Work-Based Relations. Columbia university. (New York, USA) 2012.4.7