Future Medical and Healthcare Design Program

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STAFF

STAFF

STAFF

Atsuhiro Nakagawa, MD

Special Appointed Professor
Tohoku University Hospital

Naka is Special Appointed Professor of Clinical Research, Innovation, and Education at Tohoku University Hospital (CRIETO) and Assistant to hospital Director for Industry Alliance and Technology Introduction, in Sendai, and visiting Professor at Toho University, Tokyo. He also serves as Program Officer of AMED for emerging market, and also Co-Director of Japan Biodesign. He serves as attending physician for Neurosurgery and Emergency Medicine. He had been trained as Neurotrauma Clinical Fellowship at UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital. He was trained at Global Faculty at Stanford Biodesign and also serves as Director for ASU clinical immersion program since 2014 (more than 46 companies, 1500 industry researchers have been participated). He had received degree for medical application of shock wave at Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University. He is serving as project managers in several projects including class III surgical device for clinical trial using pulsed water jet, cell searching engine, and IoT electrical electrodes. Published 257 papers, 416 presentation as presenting author, 138 competitive grants and contracts, submitted 41 patents and numerous award including Ogino Award from Japanese Society of Biomedical Engineering and Makino Award from Japanese Society of Neurotraumatology.

FELLOW & INTERN

INTERN

Yuta Yanagisawa

While studying at Tohoku University School of Medicine, I am involved in AI development at the AI research group of Dermatology Lab, Tohoku University Hospital.
Here at the Bedside Solution Program, I am studying biodesign with the aim of launching a medical AI startup.
In the future, I would like to play an active role as a medical professional who can bridge business and medical care in the medical field.

[Experience]

2015-2018 Yokohama Science Frontier High School
2018-present Tohoku University School of Medicine

INTERN

Ryu Koda

I am studying as a medical student at Tohoku University School of Medicine. I decide to participate in the program to learn how the advanced medical technology developed at the university would be used in society.
I would like to learn from people who have succeeded in various fields and make use of the experience in the future.

[Experience]

2017-2020 Shizuoka Prefectural Hamamatsu Kita High School
2021-present Tohoku University School of Medicine

INTERN

Narutoshi Sato

Through clinical training at Tohoku University School of Medicine, I am learning basic medical knowledge, techniques, and literacy as a doctor.
Through this internship, I would like to study biodesign in earnest and participate in the process of creating new value in the field of medical care.

[Experience]

2015-2018 Sugamo Private High School
2018-present Tohoku University School of Medicine

INTERN

Tomohiro Miura

I belong to Tohoku University School of Medicine, where I am currently learning how doctors should be and how medical professionals should collaborate with each other.
Through this internship, I would like to learn the process of creating innovative medical designs. In the future, I would like to contribute to solving various problems with new perspectives.

[Experience]

2012-2018 Koishikawa Secondary Education School
2018-present Tohoku University School of Medicine

INTERN

Nao Takizawa

I am studying science and engineering and design thinking in the Engineering Design Course at Tokyo Institute of Technology. My research focuses on how to connect technology with technology and technology with social issues in the field of animal husbandry and nursing care.
I want to implement ideas into society that will enable everyone to lead a more affluent life until we die.

[Experience]

2015-2018 Tokyo City University High School
2018-2021 Tokyo Institute of Technology Bachelor’s Program
2021-present Tokyo Institute of Technology Doctoral Program

INTERN

Akira Koga

I am studying oil painting at Musashino Art University and have experience as a creative director at a company and participating in a design thinking program.
With the goal of realizing a society in which everyone can lead a more affluent life, I am working toward commercialization.
In the future, I want to be a person who can apply artistic and creative perspectives to business.

[Experience]

2014-2017 Toritsu Nishi High School
2019-present Musashino Art University, Department of Oil Painting

INTERN

Zhengkun Yang

I am studying medicine in Tohoku University nowadays. Through this internship program, I will get to know the emerging trends in the healthcare industry. As well, I can improve my design thinking skills and teamwork skills.
I wish to contact to the leaders in various fields, such as their different thinking styles and their working methods. I hope to improve my abilities to adapt to the rapid social changes and serve the social new needs of changes as well.

[Experience]

2015-2018 Wuhan Foreign Languages School
2019-present Tohoku University School of Medicine

INTERN

Mika Nishio

I’m a medical student in Tohoku university and learning what medical care consists of, such as what kind of position or how to cooperate.
I’m a student as yet. However because of student, I can meet people with various occupations or opinion and I hope I can absorb their visions.

[Experience]

2015-2018 Waseda jitusugyo High School
2018-present Tohoku University School of medicine

INTERN

Sakiko Shihara

I am currently a member of the Second Department of Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tokyo, studying a variety of fields including biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics.
In the future, I would like to do something that will contribute to the development of the medical community.
Through this internship, I would like to learn about the new field of medical design and hear from various people in order to broaden my perspective and gain one element that will help me decide my future career.

[Experience]

2015-2021 Oin High School
2021-present University of Tokyo

INTERN

Rio Ohashi

I would like to use the diverse perspectives I gained from my study abroad experience in Canada to think about how to effectively utilize the technology currently available in the medical industry through this program. I would also like to be able to think about what are needed in projects that are not just temporary used of technology, but ones that are equipped with methods of use that will be productive in the future, while taking into account the needs of the world.

[Experience]

2018-2021 The junior high school affiliated with J.W.U
2021 The senior high school affiliated with J.W.U
2022-present Crimson global academy
2022-present N senior high school