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Three Doctors from USA Invited for Training

HICARE invited three doctors form USA for training on health care of the radiation-exposed.

Names and Titles of Trainees:

1 J. Andrew Chacko

   Medical Director, Addiction Consultation and Treatment Service, Palo Alto Health Care System,

   US Department of Veterans Affairs

2 Christopher Neville

  Medical Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Medical Center

3 Carlotta V. Freeman

  Owner/ proprietor, Nursing home based on geriatric psychiatry,

   Hospital based consultation psychiatry,  Community clinic base psychiatry.


Period of Training:

July 11 to 15, 2016

Training Organization (in order of visits):

Hiroshima University Hospital (Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center)

Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital

Kurakake Nozomi-en (Nursing Home for A-bomb survivors)

Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Casualty Council.

Radiation Effects Research Foundation

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, etc.

Training Course:

 Diagnosis of radiation disorders

With Associate Professor Nobuyuki Hirohashi (left center) of Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center, Hiroshima University Hospital

With Dr. Shunichi Kaseda(second from the right), Vice President of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital

With Dr. Nanao Kamada(right), Board Chairman of Hiroshima A-Bomb Survivors Relief Foundation

With Dr. Saeko Fujiwara(second from the left), Director of Health Management & Promotion Center, Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Casualty Council

With Ms. Keiko Ogura, the lecturer of “testimony of A-bomb survivors,” at National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

With Dr. Sadakane (left), Acting Lab Chief, Laboratory of Pathology, Department of Epidemiology, Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF)

With Dr. Yamada (left), Division Chief, Division of Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies, RERF

Received the certificate of completion at RERF (From left, Dr. Freeman, Dr. Chacko, Dr. Sadakane, Dr. Neville)