EIICHI SAITOH

Professor Eiichi Saitoh (MD, DMSc) is a certified physiatrist, Executive Vice President of Fujita Health University, and Professor and Chairperson of Department of Rehabilitation Medicine I, School of Medicine, Fujita Health University, Aichi, Japan. He graduated from Keio University in 1980, and got DMSc (PhD) from Keio University in 1991.

Now he is also Adjunct or Visiting Professor of Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA), Capital Medical University (Beijing, China), Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangzhou, China), Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and Executive Board Member of National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (Japan).

He serves several roles in rehabilitation medicine in Japan; Deputy Chairperson and Board Member of Governors, Japanese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine; Chairperson, Japan Council on Rehabilitation Education; Board Member of Governors, Japanese Society for Neural Repair and Neurorehabilitation; etc.

Recently he was selected as a recipient of China High-end Foreign Experts Program (Beijing, 2015) and got the Sidney Licht Lectureship Award of ISPEM (Berlin, 2015).

Especially he is interested in dysphagia, robotics, motion analysis, orthosis, locomotion, exercise science, and psychology. 

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